What Happened on April 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Intercalated Games opens in Athens
  • New rule puts umpire in sole charge of all game balls

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEddie Albert

Eddie Albert [Heimberger], American actor (Roman Holiday, Green Acres), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 2005)

  • Eric Fenby, English composer and president (Delius Society), born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire (d. 1997)
  • Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Swedish prince second in line to the Swedish throne, born in Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1946)