On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides world's 1st water skis (Minnesota)
  • General strike in Italy against fascist violence

Famous Birthdays

  • Hank Bauer, American baseball infielder, manager (8-time World Series champion; NY Yankees, Baltimore Orioles), born in East St. Louis, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Lucy Killea, American Californian politician who supported pro-choice, born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2017)