Historical Events For Year 1922

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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.
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January 11, 1922

Frederick Banting makes the first successful treatment of diabetes using insulin in Toronto.
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January 12, 1922

The remaining Irish prisoners captured by the British government in the War of Independence are released.
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January 29,1922

Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador's union is dissolved. Read More

February 8, 1922

The White House receives it's first ever radio, as brought in by President Harding. Read More

February 25, 1922

Henri Désiré Landru is beheaded by the guillotine for being serial killer in France. Read More

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.
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March 2, 1922

The British Civil Aviation Authority is established. Read More

March 11, 1922

Sedition in Bombay leads to the arrest of Mohandas Gandhi. Read More

April 13, 1922

All public offices are open to women in the State of Massachusetts. Read More

May 5, 1922

Construction on Yankee Stadium begins in the Bronx. Read More

May 30, 1922

Washington, D.C. hosts the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial. Read More

June 14, 1922

The first speech by U.S. President Warren G. Harding is made on the radio. Read More

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.
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July 11, 1922

The opening of the Hollywood Bowl. Read More

September 11, 1922

The Council of the League of Nations approves the Mandate of Palestine.

September 13, 1922

Libya holds the highest temperature in history thus far to date at 136.4 degrees F. Read More

September 18, 1922

The League of Nations is joined by Hungary. Read More

October 18, 1922

The founding and establishment of the well-known British Broadcasting Company, or BBC, occurs.
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October 28, 1922

The March on Rome in Italy brings to power the National Fascist Party and Benito Mussolini.
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November 21, 1922

The first woman to become a United States Senator, Rebecca Felton of Georgia, takes the oath of office.
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December 6, 1922

The existence of the Irish Free State becomes official with George V as the Free State's monarch.
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