On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1922

Historical Events

  • Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2
  • NY Giant Jesse Barnes no-hits Phillies, 2-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren McGavin [Richardson], American actor (Murphy Brown, The Night Stalker, A Christmas Story), born in Spokane, Washington (d. 2006)
  • Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer and photojournalist, born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Lewis "Lew" Anderson, American actor and musician (The Howdy Doody Show), born in Kirkman, Iowa (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Max Wagenknecht, German composer, dies at 64
1922 Highlights

About May 7, 1922

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

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