On This Day

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)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles F A Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice, dies at 85
1922 Highlights

About April 5, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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