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May 22, 1859 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in History


Person of interestArthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle, British author who brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice, born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1930)


Deaths in History

  • Ferdinand II [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49
1859 in History