On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1922

Historical Events

Anglo-Irish Treaty

The Anglo-Irish Treaty is ratified by Dail Eireann by a 64-57 vote

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager, born in Comanche, Oklahoma, (d. 2014)
  • Jean-Pierre Rampal, French classical flautist (The Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano), born in Marseilles, France (d. 2000)
  • Robert De Cormier, American conductor and musical director (The Belafonte Folk Singers), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Scontrino, Italian composer, dies at 71
  • Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana'ole, Prince of the Kingdom of Hawaii, dies at 50
1922 Highlights

About January 7, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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