What Happened on September 12, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:35.4)

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Demming, American actress (d. 2002)
  • Jackson Mac Low, composer
  • Viscount Allendale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire