On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1922

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

1922 Highlights

About July 10, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer