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

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

Historic Event

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)

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? 99 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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