On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1922

Historical Events

  • Curacao harbor workers begin strike under Felix Chacuto

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Rubens, German physicist, dies at 57
1922 Highlights

About July 17, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer