On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1922

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Browns pitcher Hub Pruett strikes out future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth 3 consecutive times as St. Louis beats New York Yankees, 7 - 1 at Sportsman's Park, St. Louis

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich
  • St Louis Cardinals make MLB record 10 straight hits in 6th inning of a 14-8 win over the Phillies at the Baker Bowl, Philadelphia

Famous Birthdays

  • Leif Thybo, Danish composer and organist, born in Holstebro, Denmark (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp putsch 1920), dies at 63
1922 Highlights

About June 12, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini