What Happened on October 1, 1922

Historical Events

  • Former Chicago Staleys play first NFL game as Chicago Bears; beat Racine Legion, 6-0 at Horlick Field, Racine, Wisconsin

Baseball Record

St. Louis Cardinals 2nd baseman Rogers Hornsby hits 3-for-5 in 7-1 regular season ending win v Chicago Cubs; improves batting average to .401; only MLB player to bat .400 and hit 40 HRs in same season

Famous Deaths

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

About October 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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