On This Day

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 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

Person of interestJimmie Foxx

Jimmie Foxx, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (9-time MLB All Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1932, 33, 38; Triple Crown 1933), born in Sudlersville, Maryland (d. 1967)

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx

1907 Highlights

About October 22, 1907

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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