What Happened on April 5, 1922

Historical Events

  • KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions
  • WDZ-AM in Decatur IL begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Gale Storm [Josephine Owaissa Cottle], American singer ("I Hear You Knockin'"), and actress (My Little Margie; The Gale Storm Show), born in Bloomington, Texas (d. 2009)
  • Harry Freedman (Henryk Frydmann), Canadian composer, born in Lodz, Poland (d. 2005)
  • Tom Finney, English football player (Preston North End), born in Preston, Lancashire (d. 2014)
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Woeste, Belgian count and politician (Minister of Justice), dies at 85
  • Ramabai Dongre' Medhavi, India Christian social reformer (Mukti Orphanage), dies at 63

About April 5, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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