February 18, 1922 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • 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)