What Happened on September 4, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Walmsley and William Lyons officially found the Swallow Sidecar Company (later Jaguar Cars) in Blackpool, England

Mr Jaguar William Lyons
Mr Jaguar
William Lyons

Famous Birthdays

  • Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Sorel, French philosopher and theorist of Sorelianism, dies at 74