On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1922

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Adolf Hitler begins a month long prison sentence for paramilitary operations; he rails against the 'Jewish sell-out' of Germany to the Bolsheviks

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • American Professional Football Association renamed the National Football League

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charter NFL club Chicago Staleys renamed Chicago Bears by team founder, owner and head coach George Halas

American Football Coach and Team Owner George Halas
American Football Coach and Team Owner
George Halas

Famous Birthdays

  • Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, born in Brooklyn New York (d. 2015)
  • Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
  • Roy Elihu Travis, American composer (Passion of Dedipus), born in NYC, New York
  • Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54
1922 Highlights

About June 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer