On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1922

Historical Events

  • Protocol of Genevia signed: Austria gains independence
  • Writer Grantland Rice does the announcing as the New York Giants-New York Yankees Baseball World Series is broadcast for the first time over radio (WJZ & WGY)

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Baldrige, American businessman and US Secretary of Commerce (1981-87), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1987)
  • Shin Kyuk-Ho, Japanese businessman
1922 Highlights

About October 4, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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