On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st Women's World Games (first track & field competition for women) is conducted over 1-day at the Pershing Stadium in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Tetsuzo Akutsu, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart, born in Japan (d. 2007)
1922 Highlights

About August 20, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo