Historical Events in November 1922

  • Nov 1 Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam

TurkeyEnd of the Ottoman Empire

Nov 1 Mustafa Kemal Ataturk takes Constantinople from Mehmed VI, proclaiming the Republic of Turkey and bringing an end to the Ottoman Empire
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  • Nov 2 Allies deliberate over German mark
  • Nov 3 Greek parliament bans Prince Andreas for life

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Nov 4 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • Nov 5 Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nov 9 Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy
Nobel Laureate Chemist
Frederick Soddy
  • Nov 11 Largest US flag displayed (150' X 90') expanded in 1939 (270' X 90')
  • Nov 12 The Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is founded on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Nov 13 Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
  • Nov 13 George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 13 Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC

CommunicationHistoric Communication

Nov 14 BBC begins daily radio broadcasts from the 2LO transmitter at Marconi House

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi
  • Nov 14 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 15 British General Election: Conservative party wins a majority under Andrew Bonar Law

British Prime Minister Bonar Law
British Prime Minister
Bonar Law
  • Nov 16 Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite
  • Nov 16 Turkish kalief, Sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help
  • Nov 17 The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship
  • Nov 18 Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief
  • Nov 19 Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent
  • Nov 20 Zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 21 Rebecca L Felton (Ga) sworn in as first female US Senator

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 22 British Labour party elects Ramsay MacDonald as leader

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald
  • Nov 22 Library Ave in Bronx named
  • Nov 22 Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 24 Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 25 Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan becomes Regent of Japan in his ailing father's stead

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan
Hirohito
  • Nov 26 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt
  • Nov 28 6 ex-ministers executed in Greece
  • Nov 28 Captain Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC) Turner spelled out "Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200." 47,000 called
  • Nov 30 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 30 Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler