On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter (Casablanca), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)

Mel Hein

Mel Hein, American NFL center (NY Giants), born in Redding, California (d. 1992)

  • Sergius Kagen, American pianist and composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1964)
  • Stojan Daskalov, Bulgarian writer (A Farm), born in Liljac, Vraca, Bulgaria (d. 1985)
  • Vitya Vronsky, Russian-American concert pianist (Vronsky & Babin), and educator (Cleveland Institute), born in Yevpatoria, Russia (d. 1992)
1909 Highlights

About August 22, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo