Historical Events in October 1922

  • Oct 1 Former Chicago Staleys play 1st NFL game as Chicago Bears, win 6-0
  • Oct 1 Rogers Hornsby's 3-for-5 ups avg to .401
  • Oct 3 1st facsimile photo send over city telephone lines, Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 3 Rebecca Felton of Georgia becomes 1st woman in Senate
  • Oct 4 For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ & WGY)
  • Oct 4 Protocol of Genevia signed: Austria gains independence
  • Oct 5 Yankees and Giants play an infamous 3-3 tied World Series game
  • Oct 6 Schwebla replaces Benes government in Czechoslavakia
  • Oct 6 The great powers of the first world war withdraw from Istanbul
  • Oct 7 First radio link, WNJ (Newark) & WGY (Senectady) link for World Series
  • Oct 7 Landis insists Game 4 of World Series be played despite heavy rain
  • Oct 7 Oud-burgem of Rotterdam Zimmerman becomes High Comm's of Austria
  • Oct 8 NY Giants beat Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series
  • Oct 11 First woman FBI "special investigator" appointed (Alaska Davidson)
  • Oct 11 Turkey & Greece sign cease fire
  • Oct 14 1st Thom McAn shoe store opens on Third Avenue NYC
  • Oct 14 1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC
  • Oct 17 Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
  • Oct 18 British Broadcasting Company (BBC) founded, later called British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Oct 20 Kennelworth in Bronx renamed Dwight Place
  • Oct 22 Lucerne Street in Bronx named
  • Oct 22 Parsifal Place laid out in Bronx, named for knight in Wagner's Opera
  • Oct 23 Channing Pollock's "Fool" premieres in NYC

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Oct 23 Conservative Andrew Bonar Law forms government in United Kingdom, replacing David Lloyd George's Liberal government

British Prime Minister Bonar Law
British Prime Minister
Bonar Law
  • Oct 24 German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925
  • Oct 24 Irish Parliament adopts a constitution for an Irish Free State

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Oct 26 Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Oct 27 1st commemoration of Navy Day (USA)
  • Oct 27 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws
  • Oct 27 In Italy, Liberal Luigi Facta resigns in the face of threats from Mussolini that 'either the Government will be given to us or we will seize it by marching on Rome'
  • Oct 28 First US coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game
  • Oct 28 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government
  • Oct 30 Anxious to compete with the Yankees, the NY Giants pay $65,000 & 3 players for Jack Bentley (hits .349 & is 13-1 as pitcher in 1922)
  • Oct 30 Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy
  • Oct 31 Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy
  • Oct 31 Karel & Josef Cap├ęk's "World We Live In" premieres in NYC