On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

IrelandAnglo-Irish Treaty

The Anglo-Irish Treaty is ratified by Dail Eireann by a 64-57 vote
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Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
Signature page of the Anglo-Irish Treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager, born in Comanche, Oklahoma, (d. 2014)
  • Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal, Marseilles France, flautist
  • 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