On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st National Football League Championship: undefeated Canton Bulldogs (10-0-2) named inaugural champions

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Danish physicist Niels Bohr awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics, for work on the structure of atoms, at a ceremony in Copehagen

Nobel Prize Winning Physicist Niels Bohr
Nobel Prize Winning Physicist
Niels Bohr
  • Nobel prizes awarded to Niels Bohr (Physics), Francis William Aston (Chemistry) and Fridtjof Nansen (Peace)
  • Pete Henry makes longest known NFL drop-kicked field goal, 45 yards

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Dwight Sapp, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
1922 Highlights

About December 10, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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