What Happened on January 9, 1922

Historical Events

  • KQV-AM in Pittsburgh PA begins radio transmissions
  • Rotterdam metalworkers strike ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmed Sékou Touré, first President of Guinea (1958-84), born in Faranah, Guinea (d. 1984)
  • Har Gobind Khorana, Indian-American biochemist (Nobel 1968), born in Raipur, Punjab, British India (d. 2011)
1922 Highlights

About January 9, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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