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Notable Historical Events - 1922

1922Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini

1922Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)

1922St Louis Brown Hub Pruett strikes out Babe Ruth 3 straight times

1922Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"

1922Marconi begins regular broadcasting transmissions from Essex

1922Stalin appointed General Secretary of Communist Party

1922Nobel prizes awarded to Fridtjof Nansen, Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein

1922James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

1922Irish Free State forms; Michael Collins becomes 1st Premier

1922-Dec 26] Lenin dictates his "Political testament"

1922George Bernard Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh V" premieres in NYC

1922The International Astronomical Union formally adopt Annie Jump Cannon's stellar classification system, which with only minor changes, is still used today

1922Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt

1922BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House

1922Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6)

1922Babe Ruth suspended 1 day & fined $200 for throwing dirt on an ump

1922Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:28.2)

1922Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year

1922Commerce Sec Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference

1922Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government

1922Lenin suffers a stroke

1922Babe Ruth & Bob Meusel, suspended on October 16, 1921, by Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis, return to the NY lineup & go hitless

1922British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience

192257th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 300 at Royal St George

1922Babe Ruth signs 3 year contract with NY Yankees at $52,000 a year

1922Curly Lambeau & Green Bay Football Club granted NFL franchise

1922Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922

1922Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy

1922Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films

1922Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy

1922Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row

1922Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich

1922Benito Mussolini marches on Rome

192236th US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (6-3 6-1)

1922English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt

1922Warren G. Harding's Interior Secretary, Albert B. Fall, leases the Teapot Dome oil reserves to Harry Sinclair, setting in motion what comes to be known over the next two years as the Teapot Dome scandals

1922Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:35.4)

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

1922 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 1
Vancouver, BC starts driving on the right side of road 
Jan 1
Coal miners in the Transvaal, South Africa, embark on a strike in response to a wage cut, which quickly escalated into a large-scale revolt against the government, known as the Rand Rebellion. 
Jan 3
1st living person identified on a US coin (Thomas E Kirby) on the Alabama Centennial half-dollar 
Jan 6
-13] Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments 
Jan 9
KQV-AM in Pittsburgh PA begins radio transmissions 
Jan 9
Rotterdam metal strike ends 
Jan 11
Insulin 1st used to treat diabetes (Leonard Thompson, 14, of Canada) 
Jan 13
Buck Weaver, a Black Sox, applies unsuccessfully for reinstatement 
Jan 13
Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments ended 
Jan 13
WHA-AM in Madison WI begins radio transmissions 
Jan 15
Irish Free State forms; Michael Collins becomes 1st Premier 
Jan 18
Irish author Liam O'Flaherty & others occupy Rotunda in Dublin 
Jan 19
Geological survey says US oil supply would be depleted in 20 years 
Jan 20
Arthur Honegger's ballet "Skating Rink" premieres, Paris 
Jan 21
1st slalom ski race run, Murren, Switzerland 
Jan 24
-54°F (-48°C), Danbury, Wisconsin (state record) 
Jan 24
Eskimo Pie patented by Christian K Nelson of Iowa (not an Eskimo) 
Jan 24
Lehman Caves National Monument established 
Jan 26
Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony," premieres in London 
Jan 28
American Pro Football Association renamed "National Football League" 
Jan 28
J E Clair turns Green Bay franchise back to NFL 
Jan 28
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 29
Union of Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador dissolved 
Jan 30
Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over NSW 
Jan 30
World Law Day, 1st celebrated 
Feb 2
It was 2:22:22 on 2/2/22 
Feb 2
James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies) 
Feb 4
WGY-AM in Schenectady NY begins radio transmissions 
Feb 5
Reader's Digest magazine 1st published 
Feb 6
Cardinal Achille Ratti elected Pope Pius XI 
Feb 6
US, UK, France, Italy & Japan sign Washington naval arms limitation 
Feb 7
John Willard's "Cat & the Canary," premieres in NYC 
Feb 8
Radio arrives at the White House 
Feb 9
Italian government of Bonomi falls 
Feb 9
Snow on Mauna Loa, Hawaii 
Feb 9
Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty. 
Feb 11
"April Showers" by Al Jolson hits #1 
Feb 11
US intervention army leaves Honduras 
Feb 15
Marconi begins regular broadcasting transmissions from Essex 
Feb 18
Kenesaw Mountain Landis resigns his judgeship to work for baseball 
Feb 18
WOC-AM in Davenport IA begins radio transmissions 
Feb 19
Ed Wynn becomes 1st talent to sign as a radio entertainer 
Feb 20
Marc Connelly & George Kaufman's "To the Ladies," premieres in NYC 
Feb 20
Vilinus, Lithuania, agrees to separate from Poland 
Feb 20
WOR-AM in New York City begins radio transmissions 
Feb 21
Airship Rome explodes at Hampton Roads Virginia; 34 die 
Feb 21
Great Britain grants Egypt independence 
Feb 21
WHK-AM in Cleveland OH begins radio transmissions 
Feb 22
Congress authorizes Grant Memorial $1 gold coin 
Feb 27
Commerce Sec Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference 
Feb 27
G B Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh I/II," premieres in NYC 
Feb 27
Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amend woman's right to vote 
Feb 28
Egypt regains independence from Britain, but British troops remain 
Feb 28
KHQ-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions 
Mar 2
WBAP-AM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting 
Mar 2
WLW-AM in Cincinnati OH begins radio transmissions 
Mar 3
Italian fascists occupy Fiume & Rijeka 
Mar 3
WWJ-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions 
Mar 5
"Nosferatu" premieres in Berlin 
Mar 6
Babe Ruth signs 3 year contract with NY Yankees at $52,000 a year 
Mar 6
GB Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh III/IV" premieres in NYC 
Mar 7
US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard 
Mar 7
US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger 
Mar 9
Eugene O'Neill's "Hairy Ape," premieres in NYC 
Mar 9
KJR-AM in Seattle Washington begins radio transmissions 
Mar 10
KLZ-AM in Denver CO begins radio transmissions 
Mar 10
State of siege proclaimed during mine strike Johannesburg South Africa 
Mar 11
Western Hockey Championship: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Regina Capitals, in 2 games 
Mar 13
George Bernard Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh V" premieres in NYC 
Mar 13
WRR-AM in Dallas TX begins radio transmissions 
Mar 13
NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games 
Mar 14
KGU-AM in Honolulu HI begins radio transmissions 
Mar 14
KSD-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions 
Mar 14
WGR-AM in Buffalo NY begins radio transmissions 
Mar 15
1st southern radio station begins (WSB, Atlanta Georgia) 
Mar 16
Sultan Fuad I crowned king of Egypt, England recognizes Egypt 
Mar 16
WKY-AM in Oklahoma City OK begins radio transmissions 
Mar 18
1st intercollegiate indoor polo championship (Princeton vs Yale) 
Mar 18
British magistrates in India sentence Mahatma Gandhi to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience 
Mar 18
WBT-AM in Charlotte NC begins radio transmissions 
Mar 18
The first public celebration of Bat mitzvah, for the daughter of Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, is held in New York City. 
Mar 20
USS Langley is commissioned, US Navy's 1st aircraft carrier 
Mar 20
WIP-AM in Philadelphia PA begins radio transmissions 
Mar 21
KGW-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions 
Mar 22
The Rand Rebellion in Southern Africa is brought to a brutal end by the police; the rebellion started as a strike by white mineworkers on and became an open armed rebellion against the state 
Mar 23
1st airplane lands at the US Capitol in Washington, DC 
Mar 23
KMJ-AM in Fresno CA begins radio transmissions 
Mar 23
WEW-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions 
Mar 24
Grand National at Aintree sees only 3 horses out of 32 starters finish 
Mar 28
1st microfilm device introduced 
Mar 28
Stanley Cup: Toronto St Pats (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2 
Mar 30
KGY-AM in Olympia WA begins radio transmissions 
Mar 30
WWL-AM in New Orleans LA begins radio transmissions 
Mar 31
KFI-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions 
Mar 31
Prince Hendrik opens trade fair building in Amsterdam 
Apr 3
Stalin appointed General Secretary of Communist Party 
Apr 4
WAAB (Baton Rouge La) becomes 1st US radio station with "W" calls 
Apr 5
KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions 
Apr 5
WDZ-AM in Decatur IL begins radio transmissions 
Apr 7
Naval Reserve #3, "Teapot Dome," leased to Harry F Sinclair 
Apr 7
Warren G. Harding's Interior Secretary, Albert B. Fall, leases the Teapot Dome oil reserves to Harry Sinclair, setting in motion what comes to be known over the next two years as the Teapot Dome scandals 
Apr 14
Republic rebels occupies 4 government courts in Dublin 
Apr 15
Banting, MacLeod & Best discover insulin 
Apr 15
The legendary Poodle Dog Restaurant closes in San Francisco 
Apr 16
Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row 
Apr 16
German-Russia treaty signed in Italy, Soviet Union recognized 
Apr 18
Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0 
Apr 19
26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10 
Apr 21
The first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Aggies who had died in the previous year. 
Apr 22
South Ossetian Autonomous Region forms in Georgian SSR 
Apr 27
Fritz Langs "Dr Mabuse, der Spieler" premieres in Berlin 
Apr 27
Yakut ASSR formed in Russian SFSR 
Apr 28
WOI (Ames, Iowa) country's 1st licensed educational radio station 
Apr 29
1st official Intl Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia) 
Apr 30
Chicago White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0 
May 1
Charlie Robertson of Chicago pitches a perfect no-hit, no-run game 
May 2
WBAP-AM begins broadcasting from Fort Worth, Texas 
May 3
Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium 
May 3
Salt layer find at Winterswijk 
May 4
KNX-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions 
May 5
Construction begins on Yankee Stadium (Bronx) 
May 7
Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2 
May 7
NY Giant Jesse Barnes no-hits Phillies, 2-0 
May 9
The International Astronomical Union formally adopt Annie Jump Cannon's stellar classification system, which with only minor changes, is still used today 
May 10
Dr Ivy Williams is 1st woman to be called to the English Bar 
May 10
WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions 
May 10
The United States annexes the Kingman Reef in n the North Pacific Ocean 
May 13
48th Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson aboard Morvich wins in 2:04.6 
May 13
48th Preakness: L Morris aboard Pillory wins in 1:51.6 
May 16
White Star Liner Majestic completes 5½ day maiden voyage 
May 18
Dutch 2nd Chamber agrees to 48 hour work week (was 45 hrs) 
May 20
"Egypt" sinks off Ushant after colliding with "Seine" killing 90 
May 20
Babe Ruth & Bob Meusel, suspended on October 16, 1921, by Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis, return to the NY lineup & go hitless 
May 21
"On the Road to Moscow" is 1st cartoon to receive a Pulitzer Prize 
May 21
Col Ruppert buys out Col Huston interest in NY Yankees for $1,500,000 
May 21
Pulitzer prize awarded to Eugene O'Neill (Anna Christie) 
May 21
Ruppert buys out Huston interest in Yankees for $15 million 
May 23
"Abie's Irish Rose" 1st of over 2,500 performances 
May 23
Harry Greb gave Gene Tunney his only professional boxing defeat 
May 23
Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films 
May 24
Record temperature in Netherlands for May (35.6°C) 
May 24
Russian-Italian trade agreement signed 
May 25
Babe Ruth suspended 1 day & fined $200 for throwing dirt on an ump 
May 26
Lenin suffers a stroke 
May 29
Ecuador becomes independent 
May 29
US Supreme Court rules organized baseball is a sport & not a business & thus not subject to antitrust laws 
May 30
Latvia & Vatican sign accord 
May 30
Completed Lincoln Memorial dedicated by US Chief Justice William H. Taft in front of 50,000 
May 30
Cubs swap Max Flack for Cards Cliff Heathcote during middle of doubleheader. Both play for both teams that day 
May 30
Indianapolis 500: Jimmy Murphy wins in 5:17:30.845 (152.057 km/h) 
Jun 1
Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded. 
Jun 2
Suffy McInnis (1st base) ends an errorless string of 1,700 chances 
Jun 9
First ringing of the Harkness Memorial Chime at Yale University. 
Jun 10
54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8 
Jun 12
German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich 
Jun 12
St Louis Brown Hub Pruett strikes out Babe Ruth 3 straight times 
Jun 12
St Louis gets record 10 hits in a row & beats Phillies 14-8 
Jun 13
Longest attack of hiccups begins Charlie Osborne, 98 hiccupped over 435 million times before it stops, He dies 11 months after it stops 
Jun 14
5th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa 
Jun 14
Charles Hoffner wins PGA golf tournament 
Jun 14
Pres Harding is 1st US president to use radio, dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore 
Jun 16
Henry Berliner demonstrates his helicopter to US Bureau of Aeronautics 
Jun 19
Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:28.2) 
Jun 22
Herrin massacre, 19 strikebreakers and 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois. 
Jun 23
57th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 300 at Royal St George 
Jun 24
AFPA changes name to NFL, Chicago Staleys become Chicago Bears 
Jun 27
Newberry Medal 1st presented for kids literature (Hendrik Van Loon) 
Jun 28
The Irish Civil War starts when Irish Free State forces attack anti-treaty republicans in Dublin. 
Jun 29
France grants 1 km² at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes." 
Jul 5
1st general election in Netherlands 
Jul 5
Uprising of social righteousness in Rio de Janeiro 
Jul 5
Women 1st vote in Dutch elections, Christian parties win 
Jul 6
Dutch auto/airplane manufacturer Trompenburg declares bankruptcy 
Jul 8
35th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (6-2 6-0) 
Jul 9
Johnny Weissmuller swims 1st 100 m free style under 1 minute 
Jul 10
42nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats R Lycett (6-3 6-4 6-2) 
Jul 11
The Hollywood Bowl opens. 
Jul 15
1st duck-billed platypus publicly exhibited in US, at NY zoo 
Jul 15
26th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 288 at Skokie CC in Ill 
Jul 17
Curacao harbor workers begin strike under Felix Chacuto 
Jul 17
Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year 
Jul 20
Togo made a mandate of League of Nations 
Jul 22
Cards enter 1st place, marks 1st time both St Louis teams are on top 
Jul 25
AT&T begins broadcasting on WBAY (NYC-later WEAF, WNBC, WRCA & WFAN) 
Jul 27
International Geographical Union forms in Brussels 
Jul 31
18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides world's 1st water skis (Minn) 
Jul 31
General strike in Italy against fascist violence 
Aug 1
Hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard 
Aug 2
China, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die 
Aug 4
Female 1st baseman Lizzie Murphy plays on AL all-star team 
Aug 8
Italian general strike broken by fascist terror 
Aug 8
Pirates set record of 46 hits in a doubleheader (against Phillies) 
Aug 12
Dedication of Frederick Douglas' home in Wash DC as national shrine 
Aug 14
1st "old time" musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta) 
Aug 16
AT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC) 
Aug 19
36th US Womens Tennis: Molla Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (6-3 6-1) 
Aug 20
1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris 
Aug 21
Curly Lambeau & Green Bay Football Club granted NFL franchise 
Aug 24
1st Phillie to hit for cycle (Cy Williams) 
Aug 25
Cubs beat Phillies 26-23 in highest scoring major-league game 
Aug 26
Japanese cruiser Niitaka driven onto rocks in storm at Kamchatka, 284 killed 
Aug 27
Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6) 
Aug 28
1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4 
Aug 28
Albert von Tilzer & Neville Fleesons musical premieres in NYC 
Aug 28
WEAF in NYC airs 1st radio coml (Queensboro Realty-$100 for 10 mins) 
Aug 30
Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922 
Sep 1
NYC law requires all "pool" rooms to change name to "billiards" 
Sep 2
President Ebert declares "Deutschland uber alas" as German national anthem 
Sep 4
Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3) 
Sep 5
17th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in New York (4-1) 
Sep 5
Yankees final game at Polo Grounds (played there 7 years) 
Sep 6
42nd US Men's Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (4-6 3-6 6-2 6-3 6-4) 
Sep 7
In Aydin, Turkey, independence of Aydin, from Greek occupation. 
Sep 9
St Louis Brown "Baby Doll" Jacobson hits 3 triples beating Tigers 16-0 
Sep 9
Turkish troops conquer Smyrna/murder Greek citizens 
Sep 9
William T Cosgrave replaces Irish premier Collins 
Sep 10
Largest Polo Grounds crowd see Meusel, Ruth & Gehrig consecutive HRs 
Sep 11
British mandate of Palestine begins 
Sep 11
Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader 
Sep 11
The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia. 
Sep 11
One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded. 
Sep 12
Paavo Nurmi runs world record 5000m (14:35.4) 
Sep 13
136.4°F (58°C), El Aziziyah, Libya in shade (world record) 
Sep 15
Catcher Butch Henline is 1st NLer to hit 3 HRs in a game since 1897 
Sep 16
42nd US Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats W M Johnston (4-6 3-6 6-2 6-3 6-4) 
Sep 16
Turkish troops chase Greeks out of Asia 
Sep 17
Bicyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world sprint champ 
Sep 17
Radio Moscow begins transmitting (12 KWs-most powerful station) 
Sep 18
2nd government of Ruys de Beerenbrouck installed in Netherlands 
Sep 18
Browns George Sisler's 41-game hit streak is stopped by NY's Joe Bush 
Sep 18
Hungary admitted to League of Nations 
Sep 19
Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech 
Sep 20
Goodman & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC 
Sep 20
Rogers Hornsby ends hitting streak of 33 games 
Sep 20
Franco Ventriglia, Fairfield, Connecticut, opera singer, (d. 2012) 
Sep 21
Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine 
Sep 23
Berthold Brecht's "Drum in the Night" premieres in Germany 
Sep 23
Gdynia Seaport Construction Act passed by the Polish parliament. 
Sep 24
Nuremberg fusion congress USDP-SPD; picks Karl Kautsky 
Sep 24
Roger Hornsby sets NL HR mark at 42 
Sep 25
Giants beat St Louis, to clinch John McGraw's 8th pennant 
Sep 27
King Constantine I of Greece abdicates 
Sep 28
Benito Mussolini marches on Rome 
Sep 29
Benito Mussolini ask Vatican for support of fascist party program 
Sep 30
Government of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece 
Sep 30
Yanks clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1 
Oct 1
Former Chicago Staleys play 1st NFL game as Chicago Bears, win 6-0 
Oct 1
Rogers Hornsby's 3-for-5 ups avg to .401 
Oct 3
1st facsimile photo send over city telephone lines, Washington, DC 
Oct 3
Rebecca Felton of Georgia becomes 1st woman in Senate 
Oct 4
For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ & WGY) 
Oct 4
Protocol of Genevia signed: Austria gains independence 
Oct 5
Yanks & Giants play an infamous 3-3 tie World Series game 
Oct 6
Schwebla replaces Benes government in Czechoslavakia 
Oct 6
The great powers of the first world war withdraw from Istanbul 
Oct 7
First radio link, WNJ (Newark) & WGY (Senectady) link for World Series 
Oct 7
Landis insists Game 4 of World Series be played despite heavy rain 
Oct 7
Oud-burgem of Rotterdam Zimmerman becomes High Comm's of Austria 
Oct 8
NY Giants beat Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series 
Oct 11
First woman FBI "special investigator" appointed (Alaska Davidson) 
Oct 11
Turkey & Greece sign cease fire 
Oct 14
1st Thom McAn shoe store opens on Third Avenue NYC 
Oct 14
1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC 
Oct 17
Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London 
Oct 18
British Broadcasting Company (BBC) founded (later called British Broadcasting Corporation) 
Oct 20
Kennelworth in Bronx renamed Dwight Place 
Oct 22
Lucerne Street in Bronx named 
Oct 22
Parsifal Place laid out in Bronx, named for knight in Wagner's Opera 
Oct 23
Channing Pollock's "Fool" premieres in NYC 
Oct 23
Conservative Andrew Bonar Law forms government in United Kingdom 
Oct 24
German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925 
Oct 24
Irish Parliament adopts a constitution for an Irish Free State 
Oct 26
Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini 
Oct 27
1st commemoration of Navy Day 
Oct 27
Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws 
Oct 28
First US coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game 
Oct 28
Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government 
Oct 30
Anxious to compete with the Yankees, the NY Giants pay $65,000 & 3 players for Jack Bentley (hits .349 & is 13-1 as pitcher in 1922) 
Oct 30
Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy 
Oct 31
Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy 
Oct 31
Karel & Josef Capék's "World We Live In" premieres in NYC 
Nov 1
Ottoman Empire abolished 
Nov 1
Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam 
Nov 2
Allies deliberate over German mark 
Nov 3
Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life 
Nov 4
Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt 
Nov 5
Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent 
Nov 9
Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality) 
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 
Nov 14
BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House 
Nov 14
German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends 
Nov 15
British Conservative Party wins election; /Labour Party comes second 
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 
Nov 22
British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader 
Nov 22
Library Ave in Bronx named 
Nov 22
Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government 
Nov 24
Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year" 
Nov 25
Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince regent 
Nov 26
English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt 
Nov 28
6 ex-minsters executed in Greece 
Nov 28
Capt 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 
Nov 30
Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich 
Dec 1
1st skywriting over US-"Hello USA"-by Capt Turner, RAF 
Dec 1
Polish state chief marshal Jozef Pilsudski resigns 
Dec 2
10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1 
Dec 3
1st successful technicolor movie (Tall of the Sea), shown in NYC 
Dec 4
Lucille Atcherson, becomes 1st woman legation sect-US foreign service 
Dec 6
1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation 
Dec 6
1st electric power line commercial carrier in US, Utica, NY 
Dec 9
Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president 
Dec 10
Nobel prizes awarded to Fridtjof Nansen, Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein 
Dec 10
Pete Henry makes longest known NFL drop-kicked field goal, 45 yards 
Dec 13
Charles Ebbets proposes putting numbers on players' sleeves or caps 
Dec 15
IVVV (association) peace congress on war forms in Hague 
Dec 16
Mutual Association of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs formally organizes 
Dec 16
NSW all out for 786 against South Australia Cricket 
Dec 17
Last British troops leave Irish Free State 
Dec 19
Theresa Vaughn, 24, confessed in court in Sheffield, England, to being married 61 times over 5 years in 50 cities in three countris 
Dec 20
14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR) 
Dec 20
Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president 
Dec 22
Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent 
Dec 23
BBC Radio began daily newscasts 
Dec 23
Pope Pius XI pleas for peace: encyclical Ubi arcano 
Dec 24
BBC broadcasts 1st British radio play "Truth about Father Christmas" 
Dec 24
London Coloseum opens 
Dec 25
-Dec 26] Lenin dictates his "Political testament" 
Dec 29
Dutch Constitution proclaimed 
Dec 29
Revised Netherlands Law proclaims suffrage 
Dec 30
Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR 
Dec 30
Creation of the USSR formally proclaimed in Moscow from the Bolshoi Theatre 
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