What Happened in 1922 (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 359 of 359

  • Nov 3 Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life

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Nov 4 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • Nov 5 Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent

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Nov 9 Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy
Nobel Laureate Chemist
Frederick Soddy
  • Nov 11 Largest US flag displayed (150' X 90') expanded in 1939 (270' X 90')
  • Nov 12 The Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is founded on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Nov 13 Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
  • Nov 13 George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 13 Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC

CommunicationHistoric Communication

Nov 14 BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • Nov 14 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends
  • Nov 15 British Conservative Party wins election; /Labour Party comes second
  • Nov 16 Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite
  • Nov 16 Turkish kalief/sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help
  • Nov 17 The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship
  • Nov 18 Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief
  • Nov 19 Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent
  • Nov 20 Zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 21 Rebecca L Felton (Ga) sworn in as first female US Senator
  • Nov 22 British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader
  • Nov 22 Library Ave in Bronx named
  • Nov 22 Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government

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Nov 24 Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 25 Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince regent
  • Nov 26 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt
  • Nov 28 6 ex-ministers executed in Greece
  • Nov 28 Capt Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC) Turner spelled out "Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200." 47,000 called
  • Nov 30 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho

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Nov 30 Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Dec 1 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF
  • Dec 1 Polish state Chief Marshal Jozef Pilsudski resigns
  • Dec 2 10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1
  • Dec 3 First successful technicolor movie (Tall of the Sea), shown in NYC
  • Dec 4 Lucille Atcherson, becomes first woman legation sect-US foreign service
  • Dec 6 1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation
  • Dec 6 1st electric power line commercial carrier in US, Utica, NY
  • Dec 9 Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president
  • Dec 9 15th Women's Australasian Championships (1st for women): Margaret Molesworth beats Esna Boyd (6-3, 10-8)
  • Dec 9 15th Australasian Championships: James Anderson beats Gerald Patterson (6-0, 3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2)

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Dec 10 Nobel prizes awarded to Fridtjof Nansen (Peace), Niels Bohr (Physics) and Francis William Aston (Chemistry)

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Dec 10 Pete Henry makes longest known NFL drop-kicked field goal, 45 yards
  • Dec 13 Charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps
  • Dec 15 IVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague
  • Dec 16 Mutual Association of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs formally organizes
  • Dec 16 NSW all out for 786 against South Australia Cricket
  • Dec 17 Last British troops leave Irish Free State
  • Dec 19 Theresa Vaughn, 24, confessed in court in Sheffield, England, to being married 61 times over 5 years in 50 cities in three countries
  • Dec 20 14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)
  • Dec 20 Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president
  • Dec 22 Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent
  • Dec 23 BBC Radio began daily newscasts
  • Dec 23 Pope Pius XI pleas for peace: encyclical Ubi arcano
  • Dec 24 BBC broadcasts first British radio play "The Truth about Father Christmas"
  • Dec 24 London Coloseum opens

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Dec 25 -Dec 26] Lenin dictates his "Political testament"

Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • Dec 29 Dutch Constitution proclaimed
  • Dec 29 Revised Netherlands Law proclaims suffrage
  • Dec 30 Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR
  • Dec 30 Creation of the USSR formally proclaimed in Moscow from the Bolshoi Theatre

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 617

  • 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)
  • Jul 2 Dan Rowan, Beggs Oklahoma, comedian (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in)
  • Jul 2 Genrikh Matusovich Vagner, composer
  • Jul 3 Art Fowler, baseball player
  • Jul 3 Corneille [Cornelis G of Beverloo], Dutch painter (Africa, Antilles)
  • Jul 3 Francois Reichenbach, French director (La douceur du Village)
  • Jul 3 Tom Hudson, artist/teacher
  • Jul 4 Ghulam Ahmed, cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's)
  • Jul 6 Francisco Moncion, dancer
  • Jul 6 William Schallert, American actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Jul 7 Artie Malvin, US music director (Julie LaRosa/Steve Lawrence)
  • Jul 7 Pierre Cardin, fashion designer (Unisex), born in Paris, France
  • Jul 9 Rey Hassan, Morroco, King of Morocco (1961- )
  • Jul 10 Derek Prouse, writer actor/film festival director (Le Scandale)
  • Jul 10 Herb McKenley, Jamaica, 4 X 400m relay runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • Jul 11 Gene Evans, Hollbrook Az, actor (My Friend Flicka, Matt Helm, Alamo)
  • Jul 12 Clark MacGregor, politician (involved in Watergate)
  • Jul 12 James E[dwin] Gunn, US, sci-fi author (Station in Space, Immortal)
  • Jul 12 Mark O Hatfield, (Sen-R Oregon, 1967- )
  • Jul 13 Anker Jørgensen, Danish politician, Prime Minister of Denmark (1972-3, 75-82), born in Copenhagen (d. 2016)
  • Jul 13 Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin (d. 1993)
  • Jul 13 Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
  • Jul 14 Peter Andrew Tranchell, composer
  • Jul 14 Robin Olds, American World War II and Vietnam War ace fighter pilot (d. 2007)
  • Jul 14 Elfriede Rinkel, Nazi concentration camp guard
  • Jul 15 Jef Houthuys, chairman Belgian labor union (ACV 1968-87)
  • Jul 15 Jeffrey Benson, CEO (600 group)
  • Jul 15 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia, journalist/dissident
  • Jul 17 Donald Alfred Davie, poet/critic
  • Jul 18 Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher (d. 1996)
  • Jul 19 George McGovern, (Sen-D-SD)/presidential candidate (D-1972), (d. 2012)
  • Jul 19 Rachel Robinson, social activist/humanitarian/Mrs Jackie Robinson
  • Jul 19 Harold Camping, American evangelist, founder of Family Radio
  • Jul 20 Miroslav "Standa" Bares, Czech/Dutch actor/director (Billy Budd)
  • Jul 20 Alan Stephenson Boyd, American politician
  • Jul 21 Kay Starr, Dougherty Oklahoma, singer (Rock & Roll Waltz, Club Oasis)
  • Jul 22 Patricia Canning Todd, American tennis player, born in San Francisco (d. 2015)
  • Jul 23 Moses Rosen, chief Rabbi of Romania
  • Jul 24 Charles Mathias Jr, (Sen-R-MD, 1969-86)
  • Jul 24 Leo Kraft, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Jul 24 Madeleine Ferron, French Canadian writer
  • Jul 26 Andrzej Koszewski, composer
  • Jul 26 Blake Edwards, OK, writer/director (10, SOB, Breakfast at Tiffany's)
  • Jul 26 Frank Price, CEO (British Waterways Board)
  • Jul 26 Jason Robards Jr, actor (A Thousand Clowns, Any Wednesday), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 27 Adolfo Celi, Sicily Italy, director (Next Man, Murders in Rue Morgue)
  • Jul 27 Bob Thiele, record producer
  • Jul 27 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), born in Baltimore,Maryland (d. 1994)
  • Jul 27 Norman Lear, TV writer/producer (All in The Family)
  • Jul 28 Jacques Piccard, Switzerland, undersea explorer (bathyscaph Trieste)
  • Jul 30 Zbigniew Wiszniewski, composer
  • Jul 30 Henry W. Bloch, American co-founder of H&R Block
  • Jul 31 Lucy Killea, (assemblywoman-California)
  • Aug 1 Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
  • Aug 1 Frank Hauser, British theatrical director (Oxford Playhouse), born in Cardiff (d. 2007)
  • Aug 2 Lord Murray of Epping Forest [Lionel], Hadley, Telford, British labour politician and union leader (General Secretary TUC)
  • Aug 2 Paul Laxalt, (Sen-R-NV, 1974- )
  • Aug 3 Robert Sumner, American evangelist and author
  • Aug 5 L. Tom Perry, LDS apostle
  • Aug 6 Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines)
  • Aug 8 Michael Parkin, journalist
  • Aug 8 Rory Calhoun, actor (Blue & Gray, Judson Tyler-Capitol), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1999)
  • Aug 8 Rudi Gernreich, designer (1st women's topless swimsuit, miniskirt)
  • Aug 8 Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian
  • Aug 9 Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
  • Aug 12 Andre Kloos, Dutch trade union leader (NVV/VARA)
  • Aug 12 Lord Colinbrook, British government minister
  • Aug 15 Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], composer (Prairie), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Aug 16 Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 1970)
  • Aug 17 Paul Wiens, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1982)
  • Aug 17 Ralph Roberts, Salisbury NC, actor (Tradition, Gone are the Days)
  • Aug 17 Roy Tattersall, cricketer (brilliant England off-spinner early 50's)
  • Aug 18 Alain Robbe-Grillet, France, novelist (Voyeur)
  • Aug 18 Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister
  • Aug 19 Douglas MacKenzie Davey, psychometrist
  • Aug 20 Akutsu Tetsuzo, Japan, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart
  • Aug 22 Micheline Presle, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 23 Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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