On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1922

Historical Events


Conference meetingConference of Interest

Intergovernmental Conference on Identity Certificates for Russian Refugees, convened by Fridtjof Nansen in Geneva, creates the Nansen passports (for stateless persons)

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Fowler, American baseball player, born in Converse, South Carolina (d. 2007)
  • Corneille [Cornelis G of Beverloo], Dutch painter (Africa, Antilles), born in Liege, Belgium (d. 2010)
  • Fran├žois Reichenbach, French director (La douceur du Village), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • Tom Hudson, British artist and teacher, born in Horden, County Durham, England (d. 1997)
1922 Highlights

About July 3, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer