On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1922

Historical Events

  • After sharing the Polo Grounds with the New York Giants for 10 years construction begins on Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • J. D. "Jay" Miller, American record producer, born in Iota, Louisiana (d. 1996)
  • Monica Lewis, American jazz singer and film actress (Box Office, Affair with a Stranger), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2015)
1922 Highlights

About May 5, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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