On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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