On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1922

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Il Mattatore [Vittorio Gassman], Italian actor, director and screenwriter (Scent of a Woman, War & Peace), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 2000)
  • Melvin Laird, politician (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • Yvonne De Carlo [Middleton], Canadian-American actress (10 Commandments; The Munsters-Lily), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2007)
1922 Highlights

About September 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo