What Happened on August 8, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Pirates set record of 46 hits in a doubleheader (against Phillies)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian
  • Michael Parkin, journalist
  • Rory Calhoun, actor (Blue & Gray, Judson Tyler-Capitol), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1999)
  • Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)