On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)
  • Cyd Charisse [Tula Finklea], American dancer and actress (Singin' in the Rain), born in Amarillo, Texas (d. 2008)
  • Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), born in Heidersdorf, Lower Silesia (d. 1982)
  • Ralph Baer, Creator of the first video game console
  • Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Manga artist (GeGeGe no KitarĊ), born in Sakaiminato, Tittori (d. 2015)
1922 Highlights

About March 8, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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