On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 coach (d. 2007)
  • Gershon Kingsley, German composer
  • Simon Muzenda, Zimbabwe politician (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

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