1922 h2 Timeline
09 - Johnny Weissmuller is first to break the one minute mark in the 100 meter swim.
15 - 1st duck-billed platypus publicly exhibited in US, at NY zoo.
20 - Togo made a mandate of League of Nations.B000096IBF
26 - el-Aziza, Libya Highest temperature ever measured on Earth: 136 degrees fahrenheit/58 degrees centigrade.
31 - Italy's general strike against fascist violence.
00 - The German mark begins to devalue due to heavy World War I reparation demands by France and other nations, ushering in a period of German hyperinflation.
02 - Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish/US physicist, telephone inventor, dies.
02 - China, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die.
08 - Music Jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong leaves New Orleans to play jazz in Chicago with mentor King Oliver.
08 - Italian general strike broken by fascist terror.
17 - USA Government cracks down on hip flasks
22 - Irish revolutionary Michael Collins is assassinated in ambush.
28 - USA Seductive aromas banned from beauty contests
09 - William T Cosgrave replaces Irish premier Collins.
11 - British mandate of Palestine begins.
16 - Turkish troops chase Greeks out of Asia.
17 - Radio Moscow begins transmitting.12 KWs-most powerful station
18 - Hungary admitted to League of Nations.
19 - Queen Wilhelmina's takes Dutch throne with 119 word speech.
21 - The draconian Fordney-McCumber Tariff Act is passed in the U.S. for many imported goods.
21 - Music Fats Waller makes his first record, "Muscle Shoals Blues," a jazz piano solo, for Okeh in New York City.
21 - Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
22 - F Scott Fitzgerald's second short story collection, Tales of the Jazz Age published.
27 - King Constantine I of Greece abdicates.
28 - Benito Mussolini marches on Rome.
29 - Mussolini ask Vatican for support of fascist party program.
30 - Govt of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece.
00 - Mussolini's Fascists stage the "March on Rome" and succeed in seizing power. The party's blackshirts begin eliminating the political opposition.
03 - 1st facsimile photo send over city telephone lines, Washington, DC.
03 - Rebecca Felton of Georgia becomes 1st woman in Senate.
07 - Free-form dance pioneer Isadora Duncan performs at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
11 - Turkey & Greece sign cease fire.
14 - 1st automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC.
17 - Scottish worker begins hunger march from Glasgow on London.
18 - UKRadio The British Broadcasting Co. (BBC) is founded
18 - Robin Hood, a big budget adventure film starring Douglas Fairbanks, premieres.
24 - German parliament mandates Ebert president until jul 1925.
26 - Italian govt resigns under pressure from fascists and Benito Mussolini.
27 - Indiana, USARadio Senator Harry Stewart New is the first politician to use radio for an election campaign. u.nov 02 1922 the last five days of his unsuccessful campaign for reelection.
28 - Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government.
28 - 1st coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game.
30 - Geometric art becomes new movement in Paris3829005199
30 - Italy Benito Mussolini forms government.
31 - Benito Mussolini becomes premier of Italy.
01 - Ottoman Empire abolished.
01 - Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam.
06 - King George V proclaims Irish Free state.
13 - Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY.
14 - UKRadio BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House.
16 - John Barrymore, "The Great Profile," scores an early career triumph, opening on Broadway as Shakespeare's Hamlet, to critical and popular acclaim.
16 - Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite.
24 - Italian parliament gives Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year".
25 - Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince-regent.
26 - King Tut's Tomb found by British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter in the Valley of the Kings.
28 - 6 old minsters in Greece, executed.
30 - 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho.
30 - Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich.
00 - Louis Armstrong joins King Oliver's jazz band
03 - 1st successful technicolor movie (Tall of the Sea), shown in NYC.Herbert T. Kalmus develops the first feasible motion picture film-color process, Technicolor. This early "two-color" system is used for the first for this film.
04 - Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill, although passed by the U.S. House, is withdrawn from the Senate after a southern states' filibuster.
06 - 1st constitution of Irish Free State comes into operation.
20 - Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president.
20 - 14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR).
22 - U.S government approves $20 million in aid for Russian starvation relief.
23 - Pope Pius XI pleas for peace: encyclical Ubi arcano.
24 - BBC sends 1st British radio play "Truth about Father Christmas".
24 - London Coloseum opens.
30 - With the Bolsheviks victorious in their civil war for control of Russia, Lenin proclaims the formation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), binding Russia, White Russia, Ukraine, and Transcaucasia, with central government authority in Moscow.
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