Tuesday 22 August 1922
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Micheline Presle and Theoni V Aldredge.
Flesh and Blood, directed by Irving Cummings, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 22 August 1922
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1922 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Micheline Presle: French stage/film/tv actress, onscreen 1939.
- Theoni V Aldredge
- Roberto Aizenberg: Argentinian painter and sculptor (d. 1996).
- Theoni Aldredge: Greek-American costume designer (d. 2011).
- Michael Collins: Irish hero in the nation's struggle for independence, best remembered for his daring strategy during the campaign of guerilla warfare during the intensification of the Anglo-Irish conflict 1919-21.
- General Michael Collins is assassinated in West Cork.
- Morocco revolts against the Spanish.
- The Turkish large-scale attack opened against Greek forces in Afyon.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1922 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean - Furman & Nash
- Coo Coo - Al Jolson
- Stumbling - Frank Crumit
- Parade of the Wooden Soldiers - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra