What Happened on October 31, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Karel & Josef Cap├ęk's "World We Live In" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoli Papanov, Russian actor (Cold Summer of 1953) named as a People's Artist of the USSR (1973), born in Vyazma, Russia (d. 1987)
  • Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas, Caught), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Illinois Jacquet, American jazz saxophonist, born in Broussard, Louisiana (d. 2004)

Person of interestNorodom Sihanouk

Norodom Sihanouk, King of Cambodia (1941-55 and 1993-2004), head of state, independence campaigner and film producer, born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (d. 2012)

King of Cambodia Norodom Sihanouk
King of Cambodia
Norodom Sihanouk