What Happened on October 22, 1907

Historical Events

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

Event of Interest

Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus

Famous Birthdays

  • Henriette Wyeth, American artist known for her portraits, born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1997)

Jimmie Foxx (1907-1967)

American Baseball HOF first baseman (9 x MLB All Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1932, 33, 38; Triple Crown 1933; Philadelphia A's, Boston RS), born in Sudlersville, Maryland

Born in 1907

About October 22, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra