On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • South Ossetian Autonomous Region forms in Georgian SSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Mingus, American jazz bassist (Pithecanthropus Erectus), born in Nogales, Arizona (d. 1979)
  • Lou Stein, American pianist (Tonight! America After Dark), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Richard Diebenkorn, American painter (Ocean Park Paintings), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1993)