What Happened on February 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Kenesaw Mountain Landis resigns his judgeship to work for baseball
  • The Capper-Volstead Act allows farmers to buy and sell co-operatively without the risk of prosecution under antitrust laws
  • WOC-AM in Davenport IA begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Gairy, first Prime Minister of Grenada (1974-1979)
  • Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher and editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, born in Green Forest, Arkansas, (d. 2012)
  • Juhan Smuul, Estonian author (d. 1971)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Football player George Halas (27) weds Minnie Bushing

American Football Player, Coach, Owner, and Pioneer George Halas
American Football Player, Coach, Owner, and Pioneer
George Halas