On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1923

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 17th Tour de France won by Henri Pelissier of France

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Walter Johnson becomes 1st to strikeout 3,000 (en route to 3,508)

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob [Robert] Dole, American politician (Senate Republican leader, 1985-96, Presidential candidate in 1996), born in Russell, Kansas
  • Lillian Ellison, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
  • Mukesh, Indian singer (d. 1976)
  • The Fabulous Moolah [Mary Lillian Ellison], American pro wrestler (World Champion 1956-83), born in Kershaw County, South Carolina (d. 2007)