On This Day

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, BC starts driving on the right side of road

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, American Democratic Senator from South Carolina (1966-2005), born in Charleston, South Carolina
1922 Highlights

About January 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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