On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • Irwin Bazelon, American composer (Duo for Viola), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • John West, vice chancellor (Bradford University)
  • Samuel Lee Gravely Jr., American naval officer, First African American fleet commander, born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • William Halse Rivers, British psychologist/anthropologist, dies
1922 Highlights

About June 4, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini