On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
  • Italian government of Bonomi falls
  • Snow on Mauna Loa, Hawaii
  • World War Foreign Debt Commission is established by Congress to settle the problem of Allied war and postwar loans

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Laker, English cricket spin bowler (46 Tests; world best 19-90 4th Test v Australia 1956), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1986)
  • Kathryn Grayson [Zelma Hedrick], American vocalist and actress (Anchors Aweigh, Kiss Me Kate), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (d. 2010)