On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1922

Historical Events

  • Radio arrives at the White House

Famous Birthdays

  • Audrey Meadows [Cotter], American actress (The Honeymooners; The Jackie Gleason Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
  • Manuel Oltra, Spanish secular and sacred music composer, and professor (Barcelona Conservatory, 1959-87), born in Valencia, Spain (d. 2015)
1922 Highlights

About February 8, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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