On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1922

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 Féin, declaring the Republican Government the only legitimate one in all Ireland

Revolutionary and President of Ireland Éamon de Valera
Revolutionary and 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)
1922 Highlights

About February 21, 1922

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

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces