On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1922

Historical Events

  • 16th Tour de France won by Firmin Lambot of Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Moses Rosen, Chief Rabbi of Romania (1948-94), born in Moineşti, Bacău, Romania (d. 1994)
  • Stefans Grové, South African composer (Nonyana, The Ceremonial Dancer; Cyclops; Glimpses), born in Bethlehem, Orange Free State, Union of South Africa (d. 2014)
1922 Highlights

About July 23, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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