On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1922

Historical Events


CommunicationHistoric Communication

BBC begins daily radio broadcasts from the 2LO transmitter at Marconi House

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992- 96), born in Cairo (d. 2016)
  • Marina Candael, Flemish dancer/choreography (Rhapsody in Blue)
  • Veronica Lake [Constance Ockleman], American actress (Sullivan's Travels, I Married a Witch), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, dies at 79
  • Rudolf Kjell√©n, Swedish political scientist and politician who first coined the term "geopolitics", dies at 58
1922 Highlights

About November 14, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio