What Happened on September 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billiards"

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Astroth, East Alton, Illinois, MLB player (Philadelphia/Kansas City Athletics), (d. 2013)
  • Melvin Laird, politician (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • Vittorio Gassman, actor (War & Peace), born in Genoa, Italy
  • Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2007)