1922 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 280 of 280

  • Sep 30 Government of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece
  • Sep 30 Yanks clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1
  • Oct 1 Rogers Hornsby's 3-for-5 ups avg to .401
  • Oct 3 1st facsimile photo send over city telephone lines, Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 3 Rebecca Felton of Georgia becomes 1st woman in Senate
  • Oct 4 Protocol of Genevia signed: Austria gains independence
  • Oct 6 Schwebla replaces Benes government in Czechoslavakia
  • Oct 6 The great powers of the first world war withdraw from Istanbul
  • Oct 7 Oud-burgem of Rotterdam Zimmerman becomes High Comm's of Austria
  • Oct 11 First woman FBI "special investigator" appointed (Alaska Davidson)
  • Oct 11 Turkey & Greece sign cease fire
  • Oct 14 1st Thom McAn shoe store opens on Third Avenue NYC
  • Oct 14 1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC
  • Oct 17 Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London
  • Oct 20 Kennelworth in Bronx renamed Dwight Place
  • Oct 22 Lucerne Street in Bronx named
  • Oct 23 Channing Pollock's "Fool" premieres in NYC

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Oct 23 Conservative Andrew Bonar Law forms government in United Kingdom, replacing David Lloyd George's Liberal government

British Prime Minister Bonar Law
British Prime Minister
Bonar Law
British Prime Minister David Lloyd George
British Prime Minister
David Lloyd George
  • Oct 24 German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925
  • Oct 24 Irish Parliament adopts a constitution for an Irish Free State

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Oct 26 Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Oct 27 1st commemoration of Navy Day (USA)
  • Oct 27 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws
  • Oct 27 In Italy, Liberal Luigi Facta resigns in the face of threats from Mussolini that 'either the Government will be given to us or we will seize it by marching on Rome'
  • Oct 28 First US coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game
  • Oct 28 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government
  • Oct 30 Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy
  • Oct 31 Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy
  • Oct 31 Karel & Josef Capék's "World We Live In" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 1 Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam
  • Nov 1 Mustapha Kemal takes Constantinople from Mohammed VI, proclaiming the Republic of Turkey and bringing an end to the Ottoman Empire
  • Nov 2 Allies deliberate over German mark
  • Nov 3 Greek parliament bans Prince Andreas for life

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Nov 4 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • Nov 5 Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent

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Nov 9 Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy
Nobel Laureate Chemist
Frederick Soddy
  • Nov 11 Largest US flag displayed (150' X 90') expanded in 1939 (270' X 90')
  • Nov 12 The Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is founded on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Nov 13 Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
  • Nov 13 Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 14 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends
  • Nov 15 British Conservative Party wins election; /Labour Party comes second
  • Nov 16 Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite
  • Nov 16 Turkish kalief/sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help
  • Nov 17 The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship
  • Nov 18 Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief
  • Nov 19 Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent
  • Nov 20 Zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 21 Rebecca L Felton (Ga) sworn in as first female US Senator

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 22 British Labour party elects Ramsay MacDonald as leader

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald
  • Nov 22 Library Ave in Bronx named
  • Nov 22 Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government
  • Nov 24 Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"
  • Nov 25 Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince regent
  • Nov 26 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt
  • Nov 28 6 ex-ministers executed in Greece
  • Nov 28 Capt Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC) Turner spelled out "Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200." 47,000 called
  • Nov 30 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho

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Nov 30 Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Dec 1 1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF
  • Dec 1 Polish state Chief Marshal Jozef Pilsudski resigns
  • Dec 4 Lucille Atcherson, becomes first woman legation sect-US foreign service
  • Dec 6 1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation
  • Dec 6 1st electric power line commercial carrier in US, Utica, NY
  • Dec 9 Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president

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Dec 10 Nobel prizes awarded to Fridtjof Nansen (Peace), Niels Bohr (Physics) and Francis William Aston (Chemistry)

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Dec 13 Charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps
  • Dec 15 IVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague
  • Dec 17 Last British troops leave Irish Free State
  • Dec 19 Theresa Vaughn, 24, confesses in court in Sheffield, England, to being married 61 times over 5 years in 50 cities in three countries
  • Dec 20 14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)
  • Dec 20 Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president
  • Dec 22 Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent
  • Dec 23 BBC Radio began daily newscasts
  • Dec 23 Pope Pius XI pleas for peace: encyclical Ubi arcano
  • Dec 24 London Coloseum opens

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Dec 25 -Dec 26] Lenin dictates his "Political testament"

Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader Vladimir Lenin
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader
Vladimir Lenin
  • Dec 29 Dutch Constitution proclaimed
  • Dec 29 Revised Netherlands Law proclaims suffrage
  • Dec 30 Creation of the USSR formally proclaimed in Moscow from the Bolshoi Theatre, Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 292 of 292

  • Aug 23 Brian Young, Chairman (Christian Aid)
  • Aug 23 Jack Boddy, British trade union leader
  • Aug 24 René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987)
  • Aug 24 Howard Zinn, American historian and activist
  • Aug 26 Irving R. Levine, American journalist
  • Aug 29 Emile Habibi, Palestinian Israeli writer (The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist), born in Haifa (d. 1996)
  • Aug 29 Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic
  • Aug 30 Lionel Murphy, Australian politician (d. 1986)
  • Sep 1 Melvin Laird, politician (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • 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
  • Oct 2 Thomas T Nkobi, South African ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957)
  • Oct 2 Wolfhart U Pannenberg, German theologist (Gingham Girl)
  • Oct 4 Malcolm Baldrige, Conn, US Secretary of Commerce (1981-87)
  • Oct 4 Shin Kyuk-Ho, Japanese businessman
  • Oct 5 Bil Keane, American cartoonist
  • Oct 7 Reina Prinsen Geerligs, [Leentje Vandendriesch], Dutch antifascist
  • Oct 8 Douglas Gray, archivist
  • Oct 10 Boeli [Willem C] van Leeuwen, Antillian writer (Vreemdeling Op Aarde)
  • Oct 15 Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese writer
  • Oct 17 Louis Benjamin, showman
  • Oct 18 Little Orphan Annie, comic strip character
  • Oct 18 Richard Stankiewicz, US sculptor (1974 Akston Award, 1966 Brandeis)
  • Oct 19 Jack Anderson, journalist (Wash Post), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 21 Liliane de Bettencourt, heir to L'Oreal
  • Oct 22 John H Chafee, (Sen-R-Rhode Island, 1976- )
  • Oct 22 John Weidner, war hero, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Oct 23 Stuart Sloan, war hero/test pilot
  • Oct 27 Carlos Andres Perez, president of Venezuela (1974-79/89-94)
  • Oct 28 Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (d. 2003)
  • Oct 29 Neil Blaney, politician
  • Nov 2 John Pinsent, classical scholar
  • Nov 3 Earl of Lonsdale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Nov 5 Violet Barclay, American illustrator
  • Nov 8 Christiaan Barnard, South African surgeon (perform 1st heart transplant)
  • Nov 9 Imre Lakatos, Hungarian philosopher (d. 1974)

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Nov 11 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, American author (Slaughterhouse Five, Sirens of Titan), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2007)

  • Nov 13 Jack Narz, TV gameshow host (Dotto, Video Village), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Nov 14 Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992- 96), born in Cairo (d. 2016)
  • Nov 15 Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)
  • Nov 15 Giorgio Manganelli, writer
  • Nov 16 Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist (designed IMB mainframe), born in Flandreau, South Dakota (d. 2015)

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Nov 16 José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel laureate, born in Azinhaga, Santarém, Portugal (d. 2010)

Novelist José Saramago
Novelist
José Saramago
  • Nov 17 Emile Noel, international civil servant
  • Nov 18 Luis Somoza Debayle, President of Nicaragua (1956-63), born in León, Nicaragua (d. 1967)
  • Nov 18 Viktor Afanasiev, editor (Pravda)
  • Nov 18 Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (d. 2004)
  • Nov 19 Stanley K Runcorn, British geophysicist (Doctor of Utrecht)
  • Nov 19 Yuri Knorozov, Russian epigrapher (d. 1999)
  • Nov 23 Manuel Fraga Iribarne, president of Spanish Galicia
  • Nov 25 Gloria Lasso, French-Spanish singer (d. 2005)

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Nov 26 Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist (Peanuts), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 2000)

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Cartoonist
Charles M. Schulz
  • Nov 28 Helen Kinney Copley, newspaper publisher
  • Nov 29 Benjamin Smit, Curacaos architect (St Elizabeth Hospital)
  • Dec 1 Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
  • Dec 3 Sven Nykvist, Swedish cinematographer (d. 2006)
  • Dec 6 John Henry Cound Brunt, English soldier, Victoria Cross holder (d. 1944)
  • Dec 8 John B McKay, US test pilot (X-15)
  • Dec 8 Lucian Freud, Berlin German, artist (Boy With a Rat)
  • Dec 11 Grace Paley, writer (1970 Arts & Letters Award)
  • Dec 11 Peter Birch, choreographer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Dec 12 Arthur R Hawkins, US pilot/capt (WW II, downed 14 jap planes)
  • Dec 15 Alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll"
  • Dec 17 Alan Voorhees, American engineer and urban planner (d. 2005)
  • Dec 20 George Roy Hill, dir (Slap Shot, Little Drummer Girl, Little Romance)
  • Dec 22 Calder Willingham, novelist/scriptwriter
  • Dec 22 Jim [James] Wright, (D-Texas), politician (Speaker of House 1987-89), born in Forth Worth, Texas
  • Dec 22 Jack Brooks, American politician. (d. 2012)
  • Dec 23 Ian Powell Bancroft, civil servant
  • Dec 27 Larry Osborne, navigator air traffic controller/supply specialist
  • Dec 28 Stan Lee, comics artist/creator (Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk)
  • Dec 29 William Gaddis, American writer (d. 1998)

Weddings in History


Divorces in History


Deaths in History