On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1909

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestMel Hein

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

American Football Player Mel Hein
American Football Player
Mel Hein
  • 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)
1909 Highlights

About August 22, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo