What Happened on October 28, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • First US coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game
  • Italian fascists conduct the March on Rome, leading to the assumption of power by Benito Mussolini

Famous Birthdays

  • Butch van Breda Kolff, American basketball coach (d. 2007)
  • Gershon Kingsley, German composer
  • Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer/poet (Flemish Motion), dies