On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1936

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Johnny Moore hits 3 straight home runs in a 16-4 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Patterson, American jazz organist ("Hip Cake Walk"; Holiday Soul), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 1988)
  • Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 9 wickets), Hadfield, England
1936 Highlights

About July 22, 1936

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer