On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Australian Gerald Patterson wins his second Wimbledon title; beats Randolph Lycett 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Herb McKenley, Jamaican 4 X 400m relay runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Pleasant Valley, Clarendon, Jamaica (d. 2007)

Person of interestJake LaMotta

Jake LaMotta, American boxer (world middleweight champion 1949-51, immortalised in 'Raging Bull'), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)

World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta
World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Jake LaMotta