On This Day

September 17, 1922 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Radio Moscow begins transmitting (12 KWs-most powerful station)

Birthdays in History

  • Agostinho Neto, 1st President of Angola (1975-79), born in Ícolo e Bengo, Portuguese Angola (d. 1979)
  • Naomi Datta, British geneticist and bacteriologist (pioneer in investigating the development of resistance to antibiotics by bacteria), born in London (d. 2008)
1922 in History