On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1922

Historical Events

  • Cards enter 1st place, marks 1st time both St Louis teams are on top

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Rowan [Daniel Hale Rowan], American comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In), born in Beggs, Oklahoma (d. 1987)
  • Patricia Canning Todd, American tennis player, born in San Francisco (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • John Motley Morehead III, American chemist (commercial production of calcium carbide, important for welding), dies at 67
  • Jokichi Takamine, Japanese-American biochemist who isolated adrenalin (epinephrine), which causes the body to respond to emergencies, the first pure hormone isolated from natural sources, dies at 67
1922 Highlights

About July 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer