On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1922

Historical Events

  • Reader's Digest magazine 1st published

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain de Changy, Belgian racing driver (d. 1994)
  • Bernard Kalb, American journalist, moderator, lecturer and author, one of the most respected broadcast journalists of his time (CBS News, NYT, Times), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • James W. Tate, English composer, dies at 46
  • Slavoljub Eduard Penkala, Croatian inventor (b. 1871)
1922 Highlights

About February 5, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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