On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1922

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees and Giants play out a controversial 3-3 tie in 10 innings in Game 2 of Baseball World Series at Polo Grounds, Manhattan, NY; Giants win series, 4-0-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Bil Keane, American cartoonist (The Family Circus), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2011)
  • Jock Stein, Scottish footballer and manager, born in Burnbank, South Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1985)
  • José Froilán González, Argentine race car driver, born in Arrecifes, Argentina (d. 2013)
1922 Highlights

About October 5, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra