On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Panic of 1907: A run on Knickerbocker Trust Company stock leads to US wide run on banks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus

Circus Showman and Businessman James Anthony Bailey
Circus Showman and Businessman
James Anthony Bailey
Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum

Famous Birthdays

  • Henriette Wyeth, 1st lady of american art
  • Jimmie Foxx, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (9-time MLB All Star), born in Sudlersville, Maryland (d. 1967)