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

Historic Event

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

  • 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? 99 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces