What Happened on May 21, 1922

Historical Events

  • Colonel Jacob Ruppert buys out Colonel Tillinghast L’Hommedieu Huston's interest in NY Yankees for $1,500,000 to become sole owner

Historic Event

Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill for his play "Anna Christie"

  • Rollin Kirby's "On the Road to Moscow" is the 1st cartoon to receive a Pulitzer Prize

Famous Deaths

  • Sidney Ainsworth, British silent film actor (Not in the News, The Rajah's Tunic), dies at 49
1922 Highlights

About May 21, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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