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January 5, 1922 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot, Chief of the Australian Defence Force, born in Corowa, Australia (d. 2001)

Deaths in History

Person of interestErnest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton, British-Irish polar explorer (Endurance, Antarctica), dies of a heart attack at 47

Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton
Polar Explorer
Ernest Shackleton
1922 in History