What Happened on August 22, 1917

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game; left fielder Carson Bigbee sets MLB record of 11 at-bats in 22 inning, 6-5 loss to Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field

Famous Birthdays

  • John Lee Hooker, American blues guitarist ("Boogie Chillen"'; "Boom Boom"), born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 2001)
Born in 1917
1917 Highlights

About August 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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