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

Historic Event

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'


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)
  • Poul Bundgaard, Danish comic actor (Olsen-banden films) and operetta singer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1958-73), born in Hellerup, Denmark (d. 1998)
  • 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? 99 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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