What Happened on April 7, 1922

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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, Cuba (d. 2003)
1922 Highlights

About April 7, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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