On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1922

Historical Events

  • -54°F (-48°C), Danbury, Wisconsin (state record)
  • Eskimo Pie patented by Christian K Nelson of Iowa (not an Eskimo)
  • Lehman Caves National Monument established

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist, born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 2005)
  • Neil Franklin, English footballer, born in Shelton, Staffordshire (d. 1996)
1922 Highlights

About January 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius