On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1922

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:28.2)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer, dies at 71
1922 Highlights

About June 19, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini