What Happened on September 21, 1922

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

Historic Expedition

Wallal expedition of astronomers and local Nyangumarta people south of Broome, Australia, photograph total solar eclipse proving Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity, that space is curved by showing deflection of starlight round the sun [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Hee-ho, Korean activist and first lady for her husband President Kim Dae-jung, born in Seoul, Japanese Korea (d. 2019)
  • Lode Backx, Flemish pianist, born in Borgerhout, Belgium (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Armitage, cricketer (England lob bowler v Australia 1877), dies
1922 Highlights

About September 21, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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