On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1922

Historical Events

  • German President Friedrich Ebert declares "Deutschland Uber Alles" the German national anthem

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Ashkin, American scientist (Nobel Prize for Physics 2018 Optical Tweezers), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Weddings

Margaret Mitchell

"Gone With The Wind" author Margaret Mitchell (21) weds Berrien "Red" Upshaw; divoce in 1924

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Lawson, Australian writer and poet (n the Days When the World Was Wide and Other Verses), dies at 55
1922 Highlights

About September 2, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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