On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1922

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 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? 98 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra