What Happened on February 1, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Bogumil Witalis Andrzejewski, professor of Cushtic Languages
  • Clifford McWatt, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests, 10 dismissals; British Guiana), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1997)
  • Renata Tebaldi, Italian lyric soprano, born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 2004)
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

  • William Desmond Taylor [Deane-Tanner], Irish director & actor (The Awakening, Broken Coin), murdered at 49
  • Yamagata Aritomo, Japanese soldier and statesman (Prime Minister of Japan 1889–91,1898–1900), dies at 83
1922 Highlights

About February 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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