On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1922

Historical Events

  • WBAP-AM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
  • WLW-AM in Cincinnati OH begins radio transmissions

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Quackenbush, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (8 x NHL All-Star; Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings) and coach (Princeton), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1999)
  • Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, American jazz saxophonist (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band), born in Culver City, California (d. 1986)
  • Eric Feldbush, composer
  • Mario Zafred, composer
1922 Highlights

About March 2, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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