On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4
  • Albert von Tilzer & Neville Fleesons musical premieres in NYC
  • WEAF in NYC airs 1st radio commercial (Queensboro Realty-$100 for 10 mins)

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston of Orleans, Count of Eu, dies at 80
1922 Highlights

About August 28, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo