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, psychometrist

Famous Deaths

  • Felipe Pedrell, composer, dies at 81
1922 Highlights

About August 19, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo