The year 1922 begins with a quarter of the world being ruled by the British Empire. It was a year full of notable events, including this one. Other such notable events from the year 1922 include the first successful treatment of diabetes with insulin, the first radio in the White House, public offices in Massachusetts being open to women, the forming of the British Broadcasting Company, and much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 7, 1922
64–57 votes from the Dáil Éireann, the parliament of the Irish Republic, ratifies the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
January 11, 1922
Frederick Banting makes the first successful treatment of diabetes using insulin in Toronto.
January 12, 1922
The remaining Irish prisoners captured by the British government in the War of Independence are released.
Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador's union is dissolved.
February 8, 1922
The White House receives it's first ever radio, as brought in by President Harding.
February 25, 1922
Henri Désiré Landru is beheaded by the guillotine for being serial killer in France.
February 26, 1922
The Supreme Court of the United States rebuffs the challenge to the Nineteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution, allowing women the right to vote.
March 2, 1922
The British Civil Aviation Authority is established.
March 11, 1922
Sedition in Bombay leads to the arrest of Mohandas Gandhi.
April 13, 1922
All public offices are open to women in the State of Massachusetts.
May 5, 1922
Construction on Yankee Stadium begins in the Bronx.
May 30, 1922
Washington, D.C. hosts the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial.
June 14, 1922
The first speech by U.S. President Warren G. Harding is made on the radio.
June 22, 1922
British Army field marshal Sir Henry Wilson is assassinated by Irish Republican Army agents in London, who are later sentenced to death on July 18.