On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Airship "Rome" explodes at Hampton Roads, Virginia; 34 die
  • Britain declares Egypt a sovereign state

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Irish Nationalist Eamon De Valera calls a convention of the Sinn Fein, declaring the Republican Government the only legitimate one in all Ireland

President of Ireland Éamon de Valera
President of Ireland
Éamon de Valera
  • WHK-AM in Cleveland, Ohio begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Uroš Krek, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana (d. 2008)