On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude "Fiddler" Williams, American jazz violinist and guitarist (Twelve Clouds of Joy; Count Basie), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma (d. 2004)
  • Romulo Betancourt, President of Venezuela (1945-48, 1958-64)
  • Sir John Mills, British actor (Ryan's Daughter, Big Sleep, King Rat, War & Peace), born in North Elmham, Norfolk, England (d. 2005)
1908 Highlights

About February 22, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces