On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers

Famous Birthdays

  • John Lee Hooker, American blues guitarist (Boogie Chillen), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 2001)