On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1922

Historical Events

  • "Abie's Irish Rose" 1st of over 2,500 performances
  • Future World Heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney suffers his only professional defeat in 15-round unanimous points decision against Harry Greb at Madison Square Garden, NY

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films

Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney

1922 Highlights

About May 23, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini