On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • L. Tom Perry, American religious leader (LDS apostle), born in Logan, Utah (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy McCarthy, American Baseball HOF outfielder (Boston Beaneaters, Philadelphia Quakers, St. Louis Browns), dies from cancer at 59
1922 Highlights

About August 5, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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