Historical Events for Year 1922

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Jan 1st - Vancouver, BC starts driving on the right side of road
Jan 3rd - 1st living person identified on a US coin (Thomas E Kirby) on the Alabama Centennial half-dollar
Jan 6th - -13] Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments
Jan 9th - KQV-AM in Pittsburgh PA begins radio transmissions
Jan 9th - Rotterdam metal strike ends
Jan 11th - Insulin 1st used to treat diabetes (Leonard Thompson, 14, of Canada)
Jan 13th - Buck Weaver, a Black Sox, applies unsuccessfully for reinstatement
Jan 13th - Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments ended
Jan 13th - WHA-AM in Madison WI begins radio transmissions
Jan 15th - Irish Free State forms; Michael Collins becomes 1st Premier
Jan 18th - Irish author Liam O'Flaherty & others occupy Rotunda in Dublin
Jan 19th - Geological survey says US oil supply would be depleted in 20 years
Jan 20th - Arthur Honegger's ballet "Skating Rink" premieres, Paris
Jan 21st - 1st slalom ski race run, Murren, Switzerland
Jan 24th - -54°F (-48°C), Danbury, Wisconsin (state record)
Jan 24th - Eskimo Pie patented by Christian K Nelson of Iowa (not an Eskimo)
Jan 24th - Lehman Caves National Monument established
Jan 26th - Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony," premieres in London
Jan 28th - American Pro Football Association renamed "National Football League"
Irish Nationalist Leader Michael CollinsIrish Nationalist Leader Michael Collins Jan 28th - J E Clair turns Green Bay franchise back to NFL
Jan 28th - Knickerbocker Storm, Washington D.C.'s biggest snowfall, causes the city's greatest loss of life when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theater collapses.
Jan 29th - Union of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador dissolved
Jan 30th - Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over NSW
Jan 30th - World Law Day, 1st celebrated
Feb 2nd - It was 2:22:22 on 2/2/22
Feb 2nd - James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)
Feb 4th - WGY-AM in Schenectady NY begins radio transmissions
Feb 5th - Reader's Digest magazine 1st published
Feb 6th - Cardinal Achille Ratti elected Pope Pius XI
Feb 6th - US, UK, France, Italy & Japan sign Washington naval arms limitation
Feb 7th - John Willard's "Cat & the Canary," premieres in NYC
Feb 8th - Radio arrives at the White House
Feb 9th - Italian government of Bonomi falls
Feb 9th - Snow on Mauna Loa, Hawaii
Novelist & Poet James JoyceNovelist & Poet James Joyce Feb 9th - Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
Feb 11th - "April Showers" by Al Jolson hits #1
Feb 11th - US intervention army leaves Honduras
Feb 15th - Marconi begins regular broadcasting transmissions from Essex
Feb 18th - Kenesaw Mountain Landis resigns his judgeship to work for baseball
Feb 18th - WOC-AM in Davenport IA begins radio transmissions
Feb 19th - Ed Wynn becomes 1st talent to sign as a radio entertainer
Feb 20th - Marc Connelly & George Kaufman's "To the Ladies," premieres in NYC
Feb 20th - Vilinus, Lithuania, agrees to separate from Poland
Feb 20th - WOR-AM in New York City begins radio transmissions
Feb 21st - Airship Rome explodes at Hampton Roads Virginia; 34 die
Feb 21st - Great Britain grants Egypt independence
Feb 21st - WHK-AM in Cleveland OH begins radio transmissions
Feb 22nd - Congress authorizes Grant Memorial $1 gold coin
Feb 27th - Commerce Sec Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference
31st US President Herbert Hoover31st US President Herbert Hoover Feb 27th - G B Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh I/II," premieres in NYC
Feb 27th - Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amend woman's right to vote
Feb 28th - Egypt regains independence from Britain, but British troops remain
Feb 28th - KHQ-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions
Mar 2nd - WBAP-AM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
Mar 2nd - WLW-AM in Cincinnati OH begins radio transmissions
Mar 3rd - Italian fascists occupy Fiume & Rijeka
Mar 3rd - WWJ-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions
Mar 5th - "Nosferatu" premieres in Berlin
Mar 6th - Babe Ruth signs 3 year contract with NY Yankees at $52,000 a year
Mar 6th - GB Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh III/IV" premieres in NYC
Mar 7th - US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
Mar 7th - US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
Mar 9th - Eugene O'Neill's "Hairy Ape," premieres in NYC
Mar 9th - KJR-AM in Seattle Washington begins radio transmissions
Baseball Great Babe RuthBaseball Great Babe Ruth Mar 10th - KLZ-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions
Mar 10th - State of siege proclaimed during mine strike Johannesburg South Africa
Mar 11th - Western Hockey Championship: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Regina Capitals, in 2 games
Mar 13th - George Bernard Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh V" premieres in NYC
Mar 13th - WRR-AM in Dallas TX begins radio transmissions
Mar 13th - NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
Mar 14th - KGU-AM in Honolulu HI begins radio transmissions
Mar 14th - KSD-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions
Mar 14th - WGR-AM in Buffalo NY begins radio transmissions
Mar 15th - 1st southern radio station begins (WSB, Atlanta Georgia)
Mar 16th - Sultan Fuad I crowned king of Egypt, England recognizes Egypt
Mar 16th - WKY-AM in Oklahoma City OK begins radio transmissions
Mar 18th - 1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale)
Mar 18th - British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience
Mar 18th - WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi Mar 18th - The first public celebration of Bat mitzvah, for the daughter of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, is held in New York City.
Mar 20th - USS Langley is commissioned, US Navy's 1st aircraft carrier
Mar 20th - WIP-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions
Mar 21st - KGW-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
Mar 23rd - 1st airplane lands at the US Capitol in Washington, DC
Mar 23rd - KMJ-AM in Fresno CA begins radio transmissions
Mar 23rd - WEW-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions
Mar 24th - Grand National at Aintree sees only 3 horses out of 32 starters finish
Mar 28th - 1st microfilm device introduced
Mar 28th - Stanley Cup: Toronto St Pats (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2
Mar 30th - KGY-AM in Olympia WA begins radio transmissions
Mar 30th - WWL-AM in New Orleans LA begins radio transmissions
Mar 31st - KFI-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions
Mar 31st - Prince Hendrik opens trade fair building in Amsterdam
Apr 3rd - Stalin appointed General Secretary of Communist Party
Soviet Union Premier Joseph StalinSoviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin Apr 4th - WAAB (Baton Rouge La) becomes 1st US radio station with "W" calls
Apr 5th - KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions
Apr 5th - WDZ-AM in Decatur IL begins radio transmissions
Apr 7th - Naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair
Apr 14th - Republic rebels occupies 4 government courts in Dublin
Apr 15th - Banting, MacLeod & Best discover insulin
Apr 15th - Poodle Dog Restaurant closes
Apr 16th - Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row
Apr 16th - German-Russia treaty signed in Italy, Soviet Union recognized
Apr 18th - Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0
Apr 19th - 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10
Apr 21st - The first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Aggies who had died in the previous year.
Apr 22nd - South Ossetian Autonomous Region forms in Georgian SSR
Apr 27th - Fritz Langs "Dr Mabuse, der Spieler" premieres in Berlin
Apr 27th - Yakut ASSR formed in Russian SFSR
Sharp Shooter Annie OakleySharp Shooter Annie Oakley Apr 28th - WOI (Ames, Iowa) country's 1st licensed educational radio station
Apr 29th - 1st official Intl Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia)
Apr 30th - Chicago White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0
May 1st - Charlie Robertson of Chicago pitches a perfect no-hit, no-run game
May 2nd - WBAP-AM begins broadcasting from Fort Worth Texas
May 3rd - Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium
May 3rd - Salt layer find at Winterswijk
May 4th - KNX-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions
May 5th - Construction begins on Yankee Stadium (Bronx)
May 7th - Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2
May 7th - NY Giant Jesse Barnes no-hits Phillies, 2-0
May 10th - Dr Ivy Williams is 1st woman to be called to the English Bar
May 10th - WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions
May 10th - The United States annexes the Kingman Reef.
May 13th - 48th Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson aboard Morvich wins in 2:04.6
May 13th - 48th Preakness: L Morris aboard Pillory wins in 1:51.6
May 16th - White Star Line Majestic completes 5½ day maiden voyage
May 18th - Dutch 2nd Chamber agrees to 48 hour work week (was 45 hrs)
May 20th - "Egypt" sinks off Ushant after colliding with "Seine," killing 90
May 20th - Babe Ruth & Bob Meusel, suspended on October 16, 1921, by Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis, return to the NY lineup & go hitless
May 21st - "On the Road to Moscow" is 1st cartoon to receive a Pulitzer Prize
May 21st - Col Ruppert buys out Col Huston interest in NY Yankees for $1,500,000
May 21st - Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Anna Christie)
May 21st - Ruppert buys out Huston interest in Yankees for $15 million
May 23rd - "Abie's Irish Rose" 1st of over 2,500 performances
May 23rd - Harry Greb gave Gene Tunney his only professional boxing defeat
Animator Walt DisneyAnimator Walt Disney May 23rd - Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films
May 24th - Record temperature in Netherlands for May (35.6°C)
May 24th - Russian-Italian trade agreement signed
May 25th - Babe Ruth suspended 1 day & fined $200 for throwing dirt on an ump
May 26th - Lenin suffers a stroke
May 29th - Ecuador becomes independent
May 29th - US Supreme Court rules organized baseball is a sport & not a business & thus not subject to antitrust laws
May 30th - Latvia & Vatican sign accord
May 30th - Lincoln Memorial dedicated
May 30th - Cubs swap Max Flack for Cards Cliff Heathcote during middle of doubleheader. Both play for both teams that day
May 30th - Indianapolis 500: Jimmy Murphy wins in 5:17:30.845 (152.057 km/h)
Jun 1st - Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded.
Jun 2nd - Suffy McInnis (1st base) ends an errorless string of 1,700 chances
Jun 9th - First ringing of the Harkness Memorial Chime at Yale University.
Jun 10th - 54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8

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