On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1906

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. 1947)
1906 Highlights

About April 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus