On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st southern radio station begins (WSB, Atlanta Georgia)
  • France, which up until now has insisted on currency for all WWI reparation payments from Germany, now accepts raw materials as payment
  • Sultan Faud crowned King of Egypt, England recognizes Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • (Albert) Eddie Calvert, British trumpeter ("Oh, Mein Papa"; "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)"), born in Preston, Lancashire, England (d. 1978)
1922 Highlights

About March 15, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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