On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid), born in Sri Lanka (d. 2016)
  • Eevi Huttunen, Finnish speed skater (8 World C'ship gold 1951-59), born in Karttula, Finland (d. 2015)
  • George Kell, American MLB 10x All-Star, 1949 AL batting champ, infielder, 1943-57 (Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers, and 3 other teams), born in Swifton, Arkansas (d. 2009)
  • Jack Boddy, British trade union leader, born in Norwich (d. 2004)
  • Jean Darling, American child actress (Our Gang), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • Pierre Gauvreau, Canadian painter, television writer and producer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2011)
1922 Highlights

About August 23, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo