On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Micheline Presle [Chassagne], French actress (Nea, Donkey Skin), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMichael Collins

Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush by anti-treaty forces during the Irish Civil War at 31

Revolutionary, soldier, and politician Michael Collins
Revolutionary, soldier, and politician
Michael Collins

1922 Highlights

About August 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo