September 1922 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 NYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billiards"
  • Sep 2 President Ebert declares "Deutschland Uber Alles" the German national anthem

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Sep 4 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • Sep 5 Yankees final game at Polo Grounds (played there 7 years)
  • Sep 7 In Aydin, Turkey, independence of Aydin, from Greek occupation.
  • Sep 9 St Louis Brown "Baby Doll" Jacobson hits 3 triples beating Tigers 16-0
  • Sep 9 Turkish troops conquer Smyrna/murder Greek citizens
  • Sep 9 William T Cosgrave replaces Irish premier Collins
  • Sep 10 Largest Polo Grounds crowd see Meusel, Ruth & Gehrig consecutive HRs
  • Sep 11 British mandate of Palestine begins
  • Sep 11 Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader
  • Sep 11 The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia.
  • Sep 11 One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded.
  • Sep 12 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:35.4)
  • Sep 13 136.4°F (58°C), El Aziziyah, Libya in shade (world record)
  • Sep 16 Turkish troops chase Greeks out of Asia
  • Sep 17 Radio Moscow begins transmitting (12 KWs-most powerful station)
  • Sep 18 2nd government of Ruys de Beerenbrouck installed in Netherlands
  • Sep 18 Browns George Sisler's 41-game hit streak is stopped by NY's Joe Bush
  • Sep 18 Hungary admitted to League of Nations
  • Sep 19 Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech
  • Sep 20 Rogers Hornsby ends hitting streak of 33 games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 21 US President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • Sep 22 US Congress passes the Cable Act, under which an American women who marries an 'alien' will not lose citizenship; neither will a women marrying an American automatically become a citizen
  • Sep 23 Berthold Brecht's "Drum in the Night" premieres in Germany
  • Sep 23 Gdynia Seaport Construction Act passed by the Polish parliament.
  • Sep 24 Nuremberg fusion congress USDP-SPD; picks Karl Kautsky
  • Sep 24 Roger Hornsby sets NL HR mark at 42
  • Sep 25 Giants beat St Louis, to clinch John McGraw's 8th pennant
  • Sep 27 King Constantine I of Greece abdicates

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Benito Mussolini marches on Rome

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Sep 29 Benito Mussolini ask Vatican for support of fascist party program
  • Sep 30 Government of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece
  • Sep 30 Yanks clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Melvin R Laird, (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73)
  • Sep 4 Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician (d. 1992)
  • Sep 7 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host (d. 2007)
  • Sep 8 Lyndon LaRouche, American presidental candidate (1980)
  • Sep 9 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat
  • Sep 9 MacKenzie John, pipe major
  • Sep 9 Manolis Glezos, Greek politician and writer
  • Sep 11 Charles Evers, civil rights leader (Amazing Grace)
  • Sep 12 Viscount Allendale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Sep 16 Guy Hamilton, British director (Goldfinger), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Agostinho Neto, poet/president Angola [or Dec 27]
  • Sep 17 Naomi Datta, geneticist
  • Sep 19 Catherine Mary Hall, nurse
  • Sep 19 Damon [Francis] Knight, US, sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier)
  • Sep 20 David Nicolson, British businessman and politician (Chairman of BTR Industries-1969)
  • Sep 22 Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
  • Sep 23 Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
  • Sep 24 David Lane, CEO (Commission for Racial Equality)
  • Sep 25 Hammer DeRoburt, first President of Nauru (d. 1992)
  • Sep 26 Nicholas Romanov, French-born pretender to the Russian throne
  • Sep 27 Arthur Penn, director (Miracle Worker, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 28 Phyllis Friend, chief nursing officer (DHSS)
  • Sep 30 Alan Stretton, Australian general

Weddings in History

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

Deaths in History

  • 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