On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1922

Historical Events

  • 1st commemoration of Navy Day (USA)
  • Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In Italy, Liberal Luigi Facta resigns in the face of threats from Mussolini that 'either the Government will be given to us or we will seize it by marching on Rome'

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Andrés Pérez, President of Venezuela (1974-79, 89-94), born in Rubio, Venezuela (d. 2010)
  • George Young, Scottish football player, born in Grangemouth, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • Ralph Kiner, American Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder (NL home run leader 1946–52; 6×MLB All-Star; Pittsburgh Pirates) and sportscaster (NY Mets), born in Santa Rita, New Mexico (d. 2014)
1922 Highlights

About October 27, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio