What Happened on June 22, 1921

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:40.2)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara F Vucanovich, (Rep-R-NV, 1983-1997), (d. 2013)
  • Gower Champion, choreographer (42nd Street, Showboat)
  • Joseph Papp, Bkln, stage producer/director (Pirates of Penzance)