What Happened on January 1, 1922

Historical Events

  • Coal miners in the Transvaal, South Africa, embark on a strike in response to a wage cut, which quickly escalated into a large-scale revolt against the government, known as the Rand Rebellion.
  • Vancouver, British Columbia starts driving on the right side of road

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, American Democratic Senator from South Carolina (1966-2005) and Governor of South Carolina (1959-63), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2019)
Born in 1922

About January 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn