What Happened on January 22, 1900

Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Salmhofer, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera, 1945-54), and composer (mostly of ballet and opera), born in Vienna (d. 1975)
  • Juan Tizol, Puerto Rican jazz trombonist (Duke Ellington), and composer ("Caravan"; "Perdido"), born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

David Edward HughesDavid Edward Hughes (1831-1900)

British-American inventor (microphone, teleprinter), dies at 68

1900 Highlights

About January 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius