On This Day

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), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1997)
  • Renata Tebaldi, Italian lyric soprano, born in Pesaro, Italy (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • William Desmond Taylor [Deane-Tanner], Irish director & actor (The Awakening, Broken Coin), murdered at 49
1922 Highlights

About February 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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