What Happened on November 1, 1922

Historical Events

  • In an all-American bout, Mickey Walker upsets defending champion Jack Britton in a 15-round points decision at Madison Square Garden, NYC; wins world welterweight boxing crown

End of the Ottoman Empire

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk takes Constantinople from Mehmed VI, proclaiming the Republic of Turkey and bringing an end to the Ottoman Empire

Event of Interest

Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam

1922 History

Famous Birthdays

  • George S. Irving [Shelasky], American broadway singer and actor (Dumplings), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Capus, French journalist and playwright, dies at 63

About November 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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