On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "April Showers" by Al Jolson hits #1
  • Influential arts festival Semana de Arte Moderna (Modern Art Week) opens in São Paulo - the beginning of Modernism in Brazil
  • US intervention army leaves Honduras

Famous Birthdays

  • Tudor Jarda, Romanian composer, born in Cluj (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerardus J P Bolland, Dutch philosopher (Bolland Society), dies at 67