On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1922

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gertrude Bell appointed Honorary Director of Antiquities in new Department of Antiquities in Baghdad, Iraq (origin of the Baghdad Archaeological Museum)

Archaeologist and Writer Gertrude Bell
Archaeologist and Writer
Gertrude Bell

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

1922 Highlights

About October 26, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio