On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Australasian Championships Women's Tennis, Sydney: Margaret Molesworth wins inaugural title; beats fellow Australian Esna Boyd 6-3, 10-8
  • Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Sydney: James Anderson wins 1st of 3 Australasian titles; beats fellow Australian Gerald Patterson 6-0, 3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president

Famous Birthdays

  • Redd Foxx, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show), born in St Louis, Missouri