On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Emil 'Bus' Mosbacher, American yachtsman (America's Cup 1962 [Weatherly], 1967 [Intrepid]), born in White Plains, New York (d. 1997)
  • Irving "Duke" Jordan, American jazz pianist (Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Sonny Stitt), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • Jimmie Lloyd [Logdon], American country and rockabilly singer ("I Got a Rocket in My Pocket"), born in Panther, Kentucky (d. 2001)
  • William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies
  • Jane Bunford, Britain's tallest-ever person measuring 2.41 metres (7 ft 11 in) at the time of her death, dies at 26
1922 Highlights

About April 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries