On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1922

Historical Events

  • British mandate of Palestine begins
  • One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded.
  • The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia.
  • Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Evers, American civil rights leader (1st Black mayor in Mississippi since Reconstruction), born in Decatur, Mississippi (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Coerne, composer, dies at 52
1922 Highlights

About September 11, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo