On This Day

Year 1822 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 21 Hannibal Goodwin, Episcopal priest who patented a method for making film used in Thomas Edison's Kinetoscope, born in Taughannock, New York (d. 1900)
  • Dec 26 Dion Boucicault [Dionysus Lardner Boursiquot], Irish actor and playwright (Rip van Winkle, London Assurance), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1890)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 19 John Bray, English-born American actor and composer (The Indian Princess), dies on his 40th birthday
  • Sep 11 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor, comedist, translator, editor of humour magazines, dies at 54
  • Oct 16 Eva Marie Veigel [La Violette], Austrian ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick, dies at 98