On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 chemist (b. 1854)