On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1922

Historical Events

  • Nuremberg fusion congress USDP-SPD; picks Karl Kautsky

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

St Louis Cardinals future Baseball Hall of Fame infielder Rogers Hornsby sets National League HR mark at 42

MLB Hall of Fame 2nd Baseman and Manager Rogers Hornsby
MLB Hall of Fame 2nd Baseman and Manager
Rogers Hornsby

Famous Birthdays

  • David Lane, British Conservative politician and CEO (Commission for Racial Equality), born in London (d. 1998)
  • Theresa Merritt [Hines], American singer and actress (The Wiz; That's My Mama), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1998)
1922 Highlights

About September 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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