On This Day

Year 1922 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 11 Insulin first used on humans to treat diabetes, when Frederick Banting injects fellow Canadian Leonard Thompson, aged 14
  • Feb 2 James Joyce's "Ulysses" first published by Sylvia Beach in Paris (1,000 copies)

Historical Marriages

  • Feb 14 Soldier Douglas MacArthur (42) marries 1st wife heiress Louise Cromwell Brooks (32)
  • Feb 28 English Princess Mary marries Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey
  • Jul 18 British naval officer Louis Mountbatten (22) weds Lord Mount Temple's daughter Edwina Cynthia Annette Ashley (20) at St. Margaret's in Westminster, London

Historical Divorces


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