On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1922

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • 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)

Person of interestFred Shuttlesworth

Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, born in Mount Meigs, Alabama (d. 2011)

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Activist
Fred Shuttlesworth

1922 Highlights

About March 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces