What Happened on October 28, 1922

Historical Events

Historic Event

30, 000 Italian fascists conduct the 'March on Rome', leading to the assumption of power by Benito Mussolini

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

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? 100 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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