On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1898

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: Malcolm Whitman wins first of 3 straight US singles titles; beats Dwight F. Davis 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Francine Larrimore, French actress (John Meade's Woman), born in Verdun, France (d. 1975)