What Happened on October 29, 1922

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Italian King Victor Emmanuell III appoints Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) as Prime Minister of Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Neal Hefti, American jazz trumpeter, arranger (Woody Herman; Count Basie); band leader (Kate Smith Show) and composer ("Li'l Darlin"; The Odd Couple; Batman theme), born in Hastings, Nebraska (d. 2008)
  • Neil Blaney, Irish politician, born in Fanad, County Donegal, Ireland (d. 1995)
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

  • Georg August Lumbye, Danish composer and conductor (Tivoli Concert Hall Orchestra, 1891-97), dies at 79
1922 Highlights

About October 29, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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