1922 in History

Events in History

Events 1 - 100 of 281

  • Jan 1 Vancouver, BC starts driving on the right side of road
  • Jan 1 Coal miners in the Transvaal, South Africa, embark on a strike in response to a wage cut, which quickly escalated into a large-scale revolt against the government, known as the Rand Rebellion.
  • Jan 3 1st living person identified on a US coin (Thomas E Kirby) on the Alabama Centennial half-dollar
  • Jan 6 -13] Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Jan 7 The Anglo-Irish Treaty is ratified by Dail Eireann by a 64-57 vote

Irish Nationalist Leader Michael Collins
Irish Nationalist Leader
Michael Collins
  • Jan 9 KQV-AM in Pittsburgh PA begins radio transmissions
  • Jan 9 Rotterdam metal strike ends
  • Jan 11 Insulin first used on humans to treat diabetes - Leonard Thompson, 14, of Canada
  • Jan 13 Buck Weaver, a Black Sox, applies unsuccessfully for reinstatement
  • Jan 13 Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments ended
  • Jan 13 WHA-AM in Madison WI begins radio transmissions
  • Jan 15 Arthur Griffith is elected president of the Irish Free State after Eamon de Valera resigns in opposition to the Anglo-Irish Treaty (De Valera will lead a military opposition seeking a unified and independent Ireland)
  • Jan 18 Irish author Liam O'Flaherty & others occupy Rotunda in Dublin
  • Jan 19 Geological survey says US oil supply would be depleted in 20 years
  • Jan 20 Arthur Honegger's ballet "Skating Rink" premieres, Paris
  • Jan 21 1st slalom ski race run, Murren, Switzerland
  • Jan 24 -54°F (-48°C), Danbury, Wisconsin (state record)
  • Jan 24 Eskimo Pie patented by Christian K Nelson of Iowa (not an Eskimo)
  • Jan 24 Lehman Caves National Monument established
  • Jan 28 American Pro Football Association renamed "National Football League"
  • Jan 28 Knickerbocker Storm, Washington, D.C.'s biggest snowfall, causes the city's greatest loss of life when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theater collapses, killing 98 patrons.
  • Jan 29 Union of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador dissolved
  • Jan 30 Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over NSW
  • Jan 30 World Law Day 1st celebrated
  • Feb 2 It was 2:22:22 on 2/2/22

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 2 James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

Novelist & Poet James Joyce
Novelist & Poet
James Joyce
  • Feb 4 WGY-AM in Schenectady NY begins radio transmissions
  • Feb 4 After boycotts and international pressure, Japan agrees to return Shantung Province to China
  • Feb 5 Reader's Digest magazine 1st published
  • Feb 6 Cardinal Achille Ratti elected Pope Pius XI
  • Feb 6 US, UK, France, Italy & Japan sign Washington naval arms limitation
  • Feb 7 John Willard's "Cat & the Canary" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 8 Radio arrives at the White House
  • Feb 9 Italian government of Bonomi falls
  • Feb 9 Snow on Mauna Loa, Hawaii
  • Feb 9 Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • Feb 9 The World War Foreign Debt Commission is established by Congress to settle the problem of Allied war and postwar loands
  • Feb 11 US intervention army leaves Honduras

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Feb 15 Marconi begins regular broadcasting transmissions from Essex

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • Feb 18 WOC-AM in Davenport IA begins radio transmissions
  • Feb 18 The Capper-Volstead Act allows farmers to buy and sell co-operatively without the risk of prosecution under antitrust laws
  • Feb 19 Ed Wynn becomes 1st talent to sign as a radio entertainer
  • Feb 20 Marc Connelly & George Kaufman's "To the Ladies" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 20 Vilinus, Lithuania, agrees to separate from Poland
  • Feb 20 WOR-AM in New York City begins radio transmissions
  • Feb 21 Airship "Rome" explodes at Hampton Roads, Virginia; 34 die
  • Feb 21 Great Britain grants Egypt independence
  • Feb 21 WHK-AM in Cleveland, Ohio begins radio transmissions
  • Feb 21 Irish Nationalist Eamon De Valera calls a convention of the Sinn Fein, declaring the Republican Government the only legitimate one in all Ireland
  • Feb 22 Congress authorizes Grant Memorial $1 gold coin

Conference meetingConference of Interest

Feb 27 US Commerce Sec Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Feb 27 G B Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh I/II" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 27 US Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amendment to the US Constuituent - women's right to vote
  • Feb 28 Egypt regains independence from Britain, but British troops remain
  • Feb 28 KHQ-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 2 WBAP-AM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
  • Mar 2 WLW-AM in Cincinnati OH begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 3 Italian fascists occupy Fiume & Rijeka
  • Mar 3 WWJ-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 5 "Nosferatu" premieres in Berlin
  • Mar 6 GB Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh III/IV" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 7 US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • Mar 7 US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
  • Mar 9 Eugene O'Neill's "Hairy Ape," premieres in NYC
  • Mar 9 KJR-AM in Seattle Washington begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 10 KLZ-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 10 State of siege proclaimed during mine strike Johannesburg South Africa
  • Mar 11 Western Hockey Championship: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Regina Capitals, in 2 games

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Mar 13 George Bernard Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh V" premieres in NYC

  • Mar 13 WRR-AM in Dallas TX begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 14 KGU-AM in Honolulu HI begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 14 KSD-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 14 WGR-AM in Buffalo NY begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 15 1st southern radio station begins (WSB, Atlanta Georgia)
  • Mar 15 France, which up until now has insisted on currency for all WWI reparation payments from Germany, now accepts raw materials as payment
  • Mar 16 Sultan Fuad I crowned king of Egypt, England recognizes Egypt
  • Mar 16 WKY-AM in Oklahoma City OK begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 18 1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale)

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Mar 18 British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Mar 18 WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 18 The first public celebration of Bat mitzvah, for the daughter of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, is held in New York City.
  • Mar 20 USS Langley is commissioned, US Navy's 1st aircraft carrier
  • Mar 20 WIP-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 21 KGW-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 22 The Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa, which started as a strike by white mineworkers and became an armed rebellion against the state, is brought to a brutal end by the police
  • Mar 23 1st airplane lands at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 23 KMJ-AM in Fresno CA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 23 WEW-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 28 1st microfilm device introduced
  • Mar 30 KGY-AM in Olympia WA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 30 WWL-AM in New Orleans LA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 31 KFI-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions
  • Mar 31 Prince Hendrik opens trade fair building in Amsterdam

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Apr 3 Joseph Stalin appointed General Secretary of the Russian Communist Party by Vladimir Lenin

Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin
Soviet Union Premier
Joseph Stalin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • Apr 4 WAAB (Baton Rouge La) becomes 1st US radio station with "W" calls
  • Apr 5 KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions
  • Apr 5 WDZ-AM in Decatur IL begins radio transmissions
  • Apr 7 Naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair

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Apr 7 Warren G. Harding's Interior Secretary, Albert B. Fall, leases the Teapot Dome oil reserves to harry sinclair, setting in motion what comes to be known over the next two years as the Teapot Dome scandals

Founder of Sinclair Oil Harry Ford Sinclair
Founder of Sinclair Oil
Harry Ford Sinclair
29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
United States Senator Albert B. Fall
United States Senator
Albert B. Fall
  • Apr 14 Republic rebels occupies 4 government courts in Dublin

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 295

  • Jan 1 Ernest F Hollings, (Sen-D-SC, 1966- )
  • Jan 3 Morten Nielsen, Denmark, poet/resistance fighter
  • Jan 5 Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot, Chief of the Australian Defence Force (d. 2001)
  • Jan 7 Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal, Marseilles France, flautist
  • Jan 9 Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel 1968)
  • Jan 9 Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (d. 1984)
  • Jan 11 Neville Duke, English test pilot
  • Jan 11 Tony Charmoli, Minn, choreographer (Cher, Julie Andrew)
  • Jan 11 Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)
  • Jan 12 Tadeusz Żychiewicz, Polish journalist and art historian (d. 1994)
  • Jan 15 Sir Eric Willis, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • Jan 17 Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico
  • Jan 17 Nicholas Katzenbach, lawyer (US Attorney General), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jan 18 Bob Bell, American clown (d. 1997)
  • Jan 19 Ken Hughes, director (Casino Royale), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jan 20 Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)
  • Jan 21 Jean P Vroom, Dutch sculptor
  • Jan 22 Howard Moss, poet/editor (New Yorker)
  • Jan 24 Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
  • Jan 25 Jules P de Palm, Antilles writer
  • Jan 27 Wilfrid Bourne, QC/Clerk of the Crown in Chancery
  • Jan 28 Robert W Holley, US, biochemist, worked with RNA (Nobel '68)
  • Jan 29 Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concetration camp supervisor (d. 1946)
  • Jan 31 Michael Wilford, diplomat
  • Feb 1 Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, professor of Cushtic Languages
  • Feb 3 Bill Chappell Jr, (Rep-D-FL, 1969- )
  • Feb 8 Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
  • Feb 10 Harold Hughes, Ida County Iowa, Governor of Iowa (D) and US Senator
  • Feb 10 Árpád Göncz, Hungarian politician, 1st post-communist President (1990-2000), born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Feb 13 Lord Pym of Sandy, British minister of foreign affairs
  • Feb 13 Gordon Tullock, American economist
  • Feb 13 Tristram Coffin, San Marino, California, folklorist (The Book of Christmas Folklore, The Old Ball Game), (d. 2012)
  • Feb 15 Herman Kahn, NJ, writer (Thinking About the Unthinkable)
  • Feb 15 John Bayard Anderson, American politician
  • Feb 16 Paul van 't Veer, Dutch journalist/writer (Het Vrije Volk)
  • Feb 17 Enrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (d. 2007)
  • Feb 18 Eric Gairy, first Prime Minister of Grenada (1974-1979)
  • Feb 18 Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher and editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, born in Green Forest, Arkansas, (d. 2012)
  • Feb 18 Juhan Smuul, Estonian author (d. 1971)
  • Feb 19 Beant Singh, politiician
  • Feb 24 Richard Hamilton, painter
  • Feb 27 Mervyn Jones, author (Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers)
  • Feb 27 Hans Rookmaaker, Dutch professor and art historian (d. 1977)
  • Mar 1 William M Gaines, publisher (MAD Magazine)
  • Mar 1 Yitzak Rabin, premier (Israel, 1992-95, Nobel 1994)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 1 Yitzhak Rabin, fifth Prime Minister of Israel (1974-77 and 1992-95), born in Jerusalem

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • Mar 5 Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bologna Italy, director (Teorema, Pigsty)
  • Mar 6 Ruben Ayala, Chino, California, politician (California State Senator 1974-1998) (d. 2012)
  • Mar 7 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (d. 2004)
  • Mar 8 Carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)
  • Mar 8 Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), born in Heidersdorf, Lower Silesia (d. 1982)
  • Mar 8 Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Manga artist (GeGeGe no Kitarō), born in Sakaiminato, Tittori (d. 2015)
  • Mar 8 Ralph Baer, Creator of the first video game console
  • Mar 11 Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 12 Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1969)

Writer Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac
  • Mar 12 Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)
  • Mar 14 Colin Fletcher, author (Walking Through Time)
  • Mar 16 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer
  • Mar 16 Harding Lemay, North Bangor NY, headwriter (Another World)
  • Mar 17 Megan Bull, British head mistress (Holloway Jail)
  • Mar 17 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding Leader of Bangladesh (d. 1975)
  • Mar 18 Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician, born in Treffurt, Thuringia (d. 2015)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 18 Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, born in Mount Meigs, Alabama (d. 2011)

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Activist
Fred Shuttlesworth
  • Mar 20 Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)
  • Mar 20 Doug Barnard Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
  • Mar 22 Mujib ur-Rahman, Pakistan, sheik/premier
  • Mar 24 Dorothy Irene Height, president (national council of negro women)
  • Mar 24 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)
  • Mar 25 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer, born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • Mar 26 Oscar Sala, Italian-born physicist
  • Mar 27 Margaret Stacey, sociologist
  • Mar 27 Stefan Wul, French author (d. 2003)
  • Mar 28 Neville Bonner, Australian politician (d. 1999)
  • Mar 30 J F Coates, naval architect
  • Apr 1 William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)
  • Apr 2 Nikolaj G Bassov, Russia, atomic physicist (laser, Nobel 1964)
  • Apr 5 Gale Storm, Bloomington Tx, actress (My Little Margie, Gale Storm Show)
  • Apr 9 Carl Amery [Christian Anton Mayer], German writer, born in Munich (d. 2005)
  • Apr 9 Gerald Moverley, Roman Catholic bishop (Hallam)
  • Apr 9 Michael Palliser, head of British diplomatic service
  • Apr 11 Antoine Blondin, writer
  • Apr 13 John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top)
  • Apr 13 Julius Nyerere, Tanzanian politician (d. 1999)
  • Apr 15 Harold Washington, 1st African American mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87)
  • Apr 16 Christopher Samuel Youd, UK, sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 16 Kingsley Amis, English novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier), born in London (d. 1995)
  • Apr 16 Leo Tindemans, Belgian statesman, Prime Minister of Belgium (1974-78), born in Zwijndrecht,
  • Apr 19 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircrafts)
  • Apr 19 Luigi Barbbarito, reverend (Apostolic ProNuncio)
  • Apr 22 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US, painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
  • Apr 23 Boy [Segundo JA] Ecury, Aruba, resistance fighter
  • Apr 23 Diarmuid Downs, auto engineer
  • Apr 26 James Holt, medieval historian
  • Apr 26 Margaret Scott, founder (Australian Ballet School)
  • Apr 26 Pol Bury, Belgian sculptor
  • Apr 26 Jeanne Sauvé, French Canadian politician (d. 1993)
  • Apr 27 Jack Klugman, Philadelphia (Oscar-Odd Couple, Quincy, Goodbye Columbus), (d. 2012)
  • Apr 27 Martin Gray, Polish-born American writer, holocaust survivor
  • Apr 28 Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician (Volksunie)
  • Apr 28 Iser J Koepermann, Russian/US world checkers champ (1958-68, 75-76)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 14 Soldier Douglas MacArthur (42) marries 1st wife heiress Louise Cromwell Brooks (32)

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • Feb 28 English princess Mary marries Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey
  • Jul 18 British naval officer Louis Mountbatten (22) weds Lord Mount Temple's daughter Edwina Cynthia Annette Ashley (20) at St. Margaret's in Westminster, London

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 2 "Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Red Berrien Upshaw

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 18 Nurse Margaret Sanger (43) weds James Noah Henry Slee in Bloomsbury, London

Divorces in History

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 13 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (55) divorces socialite Catherine Tobin after 33 years of marriage

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 5 Ernest Shackleton, British-Irish polar explorer (Endurance, Antarctica), dies of a heart attack at 47

Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton
Polar Explorer
Ernest Shackleton
  • Jan 6 Jakob Rosanes, German mathematician (b. 1842)
  • Jan 8 Charles R Young, colonel, dies at 58, in Lagos Nigeria
  • Jan 10 Frank Tudor, Australian Labor Opposition leader (b. 1866)
  • Jan 15 John Kirk Barry, Dr/explorer David Livingstone's companion, dies at 89
  • Jan 22 Benedict XV, [Giacomo Markies D Chiesa], pope (1914-22), dies at 67
  • Jan 27 Giovanni Verga, Italian writer (I Mala Voglia), dies at 81
  • Feb 3 Christiaan R de Wet, South African Boer general, dies at 67
  • Feb 3 John Butler Yeats, Northern Irish artist (b. 1839)
  • Feb 5 Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Croatian inventor (b. 1871)
  • Feb 11 Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67
  • Feb 14 Heikki Ritavuori, Finnish politician (assassinated) (b. 1880)
  • Feb 15 Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German/Dutch anarchist/feminist, dies at 36
  • Feb 23 Albert Victor Bäcklund, Swedish physicist (b. 1845)
  • Feb 25 Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer, guillotined at 52
  • Mar 22 Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian, dies at 86
  • Apr 1 Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies
  • Apr 2 Hermann Rorschach, Swiss psychologist (b. 1884)
  • Apr 5 Charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85
  • Apr 21 Alessandro Moreschi, Italian castrato (b. 1858)
  • Apr 30 David M Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet, dies
  • May 4 Viktor Kingissepp, Estonian Bolshevik politician (b. 1888)
  • May 18 Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1845)
  • May 19 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79
  • May 30 David Mendes Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet (Adelfas), dies at 45
  • 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 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)
  • Jul 4 Lothar von Richthofen, German pilot (b. 1894)
  • Jul 6 Maria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (b. 1863)
  • Jul 7 Cathal Brugha, Chief of Staff of Irish Republican Army (b.1874)
  • Jul 13 Martin Dies, American politician (b. 1870)
  • Jul 17 Heinrich Rubens, German physicist, dies at 57
  • Jul 19 Cornelis A Pekelharing, Dutch histologist, dies on 74th birthday
  • Jul 20 Andrey Markov, Russian mathematician (b. 1856)
  • Jul 21 Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered
  • Jul 22 Jokichi Takamine, Japanese chemist (b. 1854)
  • Jul 22 John Motley Morehead III, American Chemist (commercial production of calcium carbide, important for welding), dies at 67
  • Jul 29 Edward Gailliard, Flemish language/archaeologist, dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 2 Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish inventor (telephone), dies at 75

  • Aug 2 [Wilhel]Mina JPR Kruseman, Dutch author/feminist, dies at 82
  • Aug 4 Enver Pasa, Turkish politician, dies at 40
  • Aug 12 Arthur Griffith, Irish nationalist/president (Sinn Fein), dies
  • Aug 14 Alfred CW Harmsworth, 1st viscount Northcliffe/newspaper magnate, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 22 Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush

Irish Nationalist Leader Michael Collins
Irish Nationalist Leader
Michael Collins
  • Aug 28 Louis PMFG of Orleans, earl of Eu/Brazil, dies at 80
  • Sep 4 Georges Sorel, French social philosopher, dies at 74
  • Sep 5 Georgette Agutte, French painter (b. 1867)
  • Sep 30 Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 64
  • Oct 12 Daisy M C Baers, Flemish philosophy/theory, dies at 33
  • Oct 24 George Cadbury, British chocolate and cocoa manufacturer (b. 1839)
  • Oct 28 Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer/poet (Flemish Motion), dies
  • Nov 16 Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)
  • Nov 17 Robert Comtesse, Swiss Federal Councillor (b. 1847)
  • Nov 18 Marcel Proust, French author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51
  • Nov 21 Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican anarchist (b. 1874).
  • Dec 5 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies
  • Dec 13 Hannes Hafstein, Icelandic politician and poet (b. 1861)
  • Dec 16 Gabriel Narutowicz, 1st President of Poland (Dec 7-16, 1922), assassinated