March 18, 1922 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • The first public celebration of Bat mitzvah, for the daughter of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, is held in New York City.
  • WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions

Birthdays in History

  • Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician, born in Treffurt, Thuringia (d. 2015)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Activist
Fred Shuttlesworth