On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1922

Historical Events

  • Goodman & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," opens at Winter Garden Theatre, NYC

Baseball Record

St. Louis Cardinals future Baseball Hall of Fame infielder Rogers Hornsby ends hitting streak of 33 games

Famous Birthdays

  • David Nicolson, British businessman and politician (Chairman of BTR Industries-1969), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Franco Ventriglia, American opera singer, born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 2012)
  • Frank Comstock, American arranger (Les Brown), and theme composer (Rocky and His Friends), born in San Diego, California (d. 2013)
  • William Kapell, American pianist and recording artist, born in NYC, New York (d. 1953)
1922 Highlights

About September 20, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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