On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1922

Historical Events

  • Pirates set record of 46 hits in a doubleheader (against Phillies)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian
  • Rory Calhoun [Francis Timothy McCown], American actor (Blue & Gray, How to Marry a Millionaire), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1999)
  • Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)
1922 Highlights

About August 8, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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