On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandar Obradovic, Serbian composer, born in Bled, Slovenia (d. 2001)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartPerson of Interest

Actor Charlie Chaplin divorces his 2nd wife Lita Grey after 3 years of marriage in the largest divorce settlement at the time (US$600,000, plus trusts for children )

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin
Actress Lita Grey
Actress
Lita Grey