On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale)

Historic Event

British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience

  • The first public celebration of Bat mitzvah, for the daughter of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, is held in New York City.
  • WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Egon Bahr, German journalist/politician, born in Treffurt, Thuringia (d. 2015)

1922 Highlights

About March 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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