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
  • Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus

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)