What Happened on February 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Congress authorizes Grant Memorial $1 gold coin
  • London issues a unilateral declaration of Egyptian independence

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Asriel, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Felix Werder, German-born Australian composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2012)
  • Jesús Iglesias, Argentine racing driver, born in Pergamino, Argentina (d. 2005)
  • William J. Baumol, American economist (Baumol’s cost disease), born in South Bronx, New York (d. 2017)