What Happened on August 22, 1922

Historical Events

Event of Interest

William T. Cosgrave replaces Michael Collins as Chairman of the Provisional Government of the Irish Free State after the later was ambushed and killed in a shoot out with anti-Treaty forces

Famous Birthdays

  • Micheline Presle [Chassagne], French actress (Nea, Donkey Skin), born in Paris, France
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

Michael Collins (1890-1922)

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? 101 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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