What Happened on October 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cardinals 2nd baseman Rogers Hornsby hits 3-for-5 in 7-1 regular season ending win v Cubs; improves batting average to .401; only MLB player to bat .400 and hit 40 HRs in same season
  • Former Chicago Staleys play first NFL game as Chicago Bears; beat Racine Legion, 6-0 at Horlick Field, Racine, Wisconsin

Famous Birthdays

  • Hector Campos-Parsi, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 63