What Happened on September 4, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Sorel, French social philosopher, dies at 74