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1922 Historical Event(s)
- January 10, 1922 – Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Irish Free State.
- January 28, 1922 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dog in Chinese astrology.
- March 10, 1922 – Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, only to be released after nearly two years for an appendicitis operation.
- March 12, 1922 – Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan formed The Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
- April 3, 1922 – Joseph Stalin becomes the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
- April 16, 1922 – The Treaty of Rapallo, pursuant to which Germany and the Soviet Union re-establish diplomatic relations, is signed.
- July 20, 1922 – The League of Nations awards mandates of Togoland to France and Tanganyika to the United Kingdom.
- August 22, 1922 – Michael Collins, Commander-in-Chief of the Irish Free State Army is shot dead during an Anti-Treaty ambush at Béal na mBláth, County Cork, during the Irish Civil War.
- November 17, 1922 – Former Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI goes into exile in Italy.
- December 16, 1922 – President of Poland Gabriel Narutowicz is assassinated by Eligiusz Niewiadomski at the Zachęta Gallery in Warsaw.
Who Were Born On 1922?
- January 24, 1922 – Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
- April 28, 1922 – Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (d. 1987)
- April 29, 1922 – Toots Thielemans, Belgian jazz guitarist and harmonica player
- May 6, 1922 – Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (d. 1999)
- June 22, 1922 – Mona Lisa, Filipino actress
- July 26, 1922 – Blake Edwards, American film director (d. 2010)
- September 9, 1922 – Warwick Kerr, Brazilian geneticist
- September 17, 1922 – Agostinho Neto, Angolan politician (d. 1979)
- December 11, 1922 – Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (d. 2005)