On This Day

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

TurkeyEnd 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

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The last Ottoman sultan, Mehmed VI, departs his palace in Istanbul after the abolition of the monarchy
The last Ottoman sultan, Mehmed VI, departs his palace in Istanbul after the abolition of the monarchy
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam

Queen of the Netherlands Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
Queen of the Netherlands
Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Capus, French journalist and playwright, dies at 63
1922 Highlights

About November 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio