On This Day

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

Sports record brokenBaseball 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

MLB Hall of Fame 2nd Baseman and Manager Rogers Hornsby
MLB Hall of Fame 2nd Baseman and Manager
Rogers Hornsby

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Vladimirovich Scherbachov, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 63
1922 Highlights

About October 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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