On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1900

Historical Events

  • Battle at Wynne's Hill, South Africa (Boers vs British army)

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgos Seferis [Georgios Seferiades], Greek poet (Nobel 1963), born in Urla, Ottoman Empire (d. 1971)
  • Luis Buñuel, Calanda Spain, Spanish surrealist film director (Belle de Jour)
  • Seán Ó Faoláin [John Whelan], Irish short story writer (Murder at Cobbler's Hulk), born in Cork City, County Cork, Ireland (d. 1991)
1900 Highlights

About February 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces