On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1922

Historical Events

  • The Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa, which started as a strike by white mineworkers and became an armed rebellion against the state, is brought to a brutal end by the police

Famous Birthdays

  • Stewart Stern, American screenwriter (Rebel Without A Cause), born in New York City (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis-Antoine Ranvier, French anatomist and historian, dies at 86
1922 Highlights

About March 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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