On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1922

Historical Events

  • G B Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh I/II" premieres in NYC

Conference of Interest

US Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference

  • US Supreme Court unanimously upholds 19th amendment to the US Constuituent - women's right to vote

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Rookmaaker, Dutch professor and art historian (d. 1977)
  • Jackie Kelso [John Joseph Kelson Jr], American jazz saxophonist and session musician, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)
  • Mervyn Jones, author (Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers)
1922 Highlights

About February 27, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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