What Happened on November 1, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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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  • Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

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