What Happened on June 24, 1922

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • American Professional Football Association renamed the National Football League

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Carter [Chakrin], American comedian and actor, born in Brooklyn New York (d. 2015)
  • Roy Elihu Travis, American composer (Passion of Oedipus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • Tata Giacobetti, Italian jazz singer (Quartetto Cetra), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1988)

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? 100 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer