June 1922 in History

Events in History

  • 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 12 German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich
  • Jun 13 Longest attack of hiccups begins: Charlie Osborne gets the hiccups and continues for 68 years, dies 11 months after it stops

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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

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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.

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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."

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (d. 2007)
  • Jun 3 Alain Resnais, France, director (Providence, Hiroshima, Mon Amour)
  • Jun 3 M Alain Resnais, Vannes France, director (Melo, I Want to Go Home)
  • Jun 4 John West, vice chancellor (Bradford University)
  • 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)
  • 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 Michael Cacoyannis, director (Zorba the Greek, Trojan Women)
  • Jun 14 Kevin Roche, Irish architect
  • Jun 15 Mo[rris K] Udall, (Rep-D-AZ, 1961- )
  • Jun 18 Donald L Keene, Japanese translator/critic, born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 22 Bill Blass, Ft Wayne Ind, fashion designer (Nancy Reagan)
  • 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 26 Alan Peacock, economist
  • Jun 26 Campbell Adamson, CEO (Abbey National Pictures)
  • Jun 27 Herbert Ziergiebel, writer
  • Jun 28 Terje Stigen, Norwegian author (Det siste paradiset)
  • Jun 29 Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet (Heaven is a Side Issue)

Deaths in History

  • 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)