On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Kenesaw Mountain Landis resigns his federal judgeship to give full attention to job as Major League Baseball Commissioner
  • The Capper-Volstead Act allows farmers to buy and sell co-operatively without the risk of prosecution under antitrust laws
  • WOC-AM in Davenport IA begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Gairy, first Prime Minister of Grenada (1974-1979)
  • Helen Gurley Brown, American author/publisher and editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, born in Green Forest, Arkansas, (d. 2012)
  • Juhan Smuul, Estonian author (d. 1971)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Football player George Halas (27) weds Minnie Bushing

American Football Coach and Team Owner George Halas
American Football Coach and Team Owner
George Halas