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

Michael Collins

Michael Collins, Irish revolutionary leader and leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence in the early 20th century, killed in ambush by anti-treaty forces during the Irish Civil War at 31

1922 Highlights

About August 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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