On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Long, English journalist and CEO of Reuters, born in York, England (d. 1998)