On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1922

Historical Events

  • First US coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Italian fascists conduct the March on Rome, leading to the assumption of power by Benito Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

Famous Birthdays

  • Butch van Breda Kolff, American basketball player and coach, born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • Gershon Kingsley, German-American composer, born in Bochum, Weimar Republic
  • Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwean politician (1st Vice-President of Zimbabwe), born in Gutu district, Southern Rhodesia (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer and poet (Flemish Motion), dies at 81
1922 Highlights

About October 28, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio