On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1922

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Warren G. Harding's Interior Secretary, Albert B. Fall, leases the Teapot Dome oil reserves to Harry Sinclair, setting in motion the Teapot Dome scandals

Founder of Sinclair Oil Harry Ford Sinclair
Founder of Sinclair Oil
Harry Ford Sinclair
29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
United States Senator Albert B. Fall
United States Senator
Albert B. Fall

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Peacock, Canadian pianist, ethnomusicologist and composer (Rituals of Earth, Fire and Darkness), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2000)
  • Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría, Cuban percussionist (Afro Blue), born in Havana (d. 2003)
1922 Highlights

About April 7, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries