On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1922

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kenesaw Mountain Landis resigns his federal judgeship to give full attention to job as Major League Baseball Commissioner

1st MLB Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis
1st MLB Commissioner
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
  • The Capper-Volstead Act allows farmers to buy and sell cooperatively 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, born in Muhu, Estonia (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

1922 Highlights

About February 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius