What Happened in June 1922

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded.

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Jun 1 Over 50,000 Fascists gather for a meeting in Bologna where Mussolini warns that he will lead a full-scale revolt against a government favoring 'anti-Fascist reaction'

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Jun 2 Suffy McInnis (1st base) ends an errorless string of 1,700 chances
  • Jun 5 The Banker's committee of the Reparations Commission refuses an international loan to Germany
  • Jun 9 First ringing of the Harkness Memorial Chime at Yale University.
  • Jun 10 54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8
  • Jun 12 German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich

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Jun 12 St Louis Brown Hub Pruett strikes out Babe Ruth 3 straight times

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jun 12 St Louis gets record 10 hits in a row & beats Phillies 14-8
  • Jun 13 Longest attack of hiccups begins: Charlie Osborne gets the hiccups and continues for 68 years, dies 11 months after it stops
  • Jun 14 5th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
  • Jun 14 Charles Hoffner wins PGA golf tournament

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Jun 14 US President Warren G. Harding is 1st US president to use radio, dedicates the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Jun 16 Henry Berliner demonstrates his helicopter to US Bureau of Aeronautics
  • Jun 16 Irish republicans are beaten in a national election; the vote is in favor of the Treaty of London, which leaves the Irish Free State as a dominion within the British Commonwealth

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Jun 19 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:28.2)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • Jun 22 Herrin massacre, 19 strikebreakers and 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois.

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 23 57th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 300 at Royal St George

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
  • Jun 24 AFPA changes name to NFL, Chicago Staleys become Chicago Bears

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Jun 24 Adolf Hitler begins a month long prison sentence for paramilitary operations; he rails against the 'Jewish sell-out' of Germany to the Bolsheviks

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Jun 26 The emergency decrees under Article 48 of the Weimar Constitution are invoked by the government to deal with deteriorating economic conditions
  • Jun 27 Newberry Medal 1st presented for kids literature (Hendrik Van Loon)
  • Jun 28 The Irish Civil War starts when Irish Free State forces attack anti-treaty republicans in Dublin.
  • Jun 29 France grants 1 kmĀ² at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes."

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Abdul Rashid, Pakistan, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Jun 1 Joan Caulfield, actress (Liz-My Favorite Husband), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Jun 1 Joan Copeland, [Miller], actress (Roseland, A Little Sex), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 1 Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (d. 2007)

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Jun 2 Charlie Sifford, American professional golfer, born in Charlotte North Carolina

  • Jun 2 Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (d. 2002)
  • Jun 3 Alain Resnais, France, director (Providence, Hiroshima, Mon Amour)
  • Jun 3 Ivan Patachich, composer
  • Jun 3 M Alain Resnais, Vannes France, director (Melo, I Want to Go Home)
  • Jun 4 Irwin Bazelon, Evanston Illinois, composer (Duo for Viola)
  • Jun 4 John McNamara, baseball player
  • Jun 4 John West, vice chancellor (Bradford University)
  • Jun 6 Ian Hamilton, composer
  • Jun 7 Hubert Du Plessis, composer
  • Jun 7 Leo Reise, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jun 8 Myron Healy, Petalumus California, actor (Wyatt Earp)
  • Jun 9 George Axelrod, playwright (Breakfast at Tiffany, Bus Stop)
  • Jun 9 Peter Beazley, British politician (C) (European Parliament), born in Chale, Isle of Wight (d. 2004)
  • Jun 9 John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American poet and aviator (d. 1941)
  • Jun 9 Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)

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Jun 10 Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], American actress/singer (Wizard of Oz), born in Minnesota (d. 1969)

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland
  • Jun 10 Rose Mofford, American politician, 1st female Governor of Arizona (1988-1991), born in Globe, Arizona (d. 2016)
  • Jun 11 Erving Goffman, sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life)
  • Jun 11 John Bromfield, South Bend In, actor (Easy to Love)
  • Jun 11 Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)
  • Jun 11 Tony Charmoli, director/choreographer (Dinah Shore, Danny Kaye)
  • Jun 12 Leif Thybo, Danish composer and organist (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Mel Parnell [Melvin], Major League Baseball pitcher (Boston Red Socks, 1947-56), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • Jun 14 Arthur Jacobs, English musicologist (Penguin Dictionary of Music), born in Manchester (d. 1996)
  • Jun 14 Kevin Roche, Irish architect
  • Jun 15 John Veale, English composer, born in Bromley, Kent (d. 2006)
  • Jun 15 Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )
  • Jun 17 Herbert Kelsey Jones, composer
  • Jun 17 Jerry Fielding, composer (Lively Ones, Hogan's Heroes), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 18 Donald L Keene, Japanese translator/critic, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 18 Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
  • Jun 21 Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)
  • Jun 22 Bill Blass, Ft Wayne Ind, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
  • Jun 23 Francis Thorne, Bay Shore NY, composer (Burlesque Overture)
  • Jun 23 Leonard Dorfman, horse trainer
  • Jun 23 Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • Jun 24 Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Jun 24 Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Jun 24 Roy Elihu Travis, composer (Passion of Dedipus), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian/actor, born in Brooklyn New York (d. 2015)
  • Jun 24 Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
  • Jun 26 Alan Peacock, economist
  • Jun 26 Campbell Adamson, CEO (Abbey National Pictures)
  • Jun 26 Eleanor Parker, Ohio, actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 26 Frances Rafferty, Sioux City Iowa, actress (December Bride)
  • Jun 27 George Theophilus Walker, composer (Praise of Lillies), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 27 Herbert Ziergiebel, writer
  • Jun 28 Terje Stigen, Norwegian author (Det siste paradiset)
  • Jun 28 Michael Vale, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Jun 28 Erik Bauersfeld, voice actor (Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar "Its a trap"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jun 29 Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Frank Walters, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 7 & 5), dies
  • Jun 4 William Halse Rivers, British psychologist/anthropologist, dies
  • Jun 6 Lillian Russell, entertainer, dies at 60
  • Jun 9 Albert Baertsoen, Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 56
  • Jun 12 Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp putsch 1920), dies at 63
  • Jun 18 John C Kapteyn, astronomer, dies at 71
  • Jun 19 Johannes C Kapteyn, Dutch astronomer, dies at 71
  • Jun 20 Vittorio Monti, composer, dies at 54
  • Jun 22 Henry H Wilson, Field Marshal, murdered in London
  • Jun 24 Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54
  • Jun 26 Albert H K, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922), dies at 73
  • Jun 28 Velimir Khlebnikov, Russian poet (b. 1885)