What Happened on August 12, 1922

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Dedication of Frederick Douglass' home in Washington, D.C. as national shrine

Famous Birthdays

  • Fulton Mackay, Scottish actor and playwright (Porridge), born in Paisley (d. 1987)
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

Arthur Griffith (1871-1922)

Irish writer and politician who founded Sinn Féin (President of Ireland 1922), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 51

1922 Highlights

About August 12, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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