On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1922

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Germantown CC, PA: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody 6-3, 6-1 for her 7th US singles crown

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas MacKenzie Davey, British occupational psychometrist (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Felipe Pedrell, Spanish guitarist, composer (Excelsior; La Celestina), and musical scholar, dies at 81
1922 Highlights

About August 19, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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