On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1914

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth's 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • C. H. Sisson, British author (Christopher Homm), born in Bristol, England (d. 2003)
  • Hans Baumann, German nationalist writer, born in Amberg, Bavaria (d. 1988)
  • Jan de Hartog, Dutch-English writer (Holland's Glory), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 2002)
  • Michael Wittman, German soldier and tank ace, born in Vogelthal, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire (d. 1944)
1914 Highlights

About April 22, 1914

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus