Tuesday February 28, 1922
US date format: 2/28/1922, UK date format: 28/2/1922
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 1922). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Geraldine Price and Valerio Cassani.
Sherlock Holmes, directed by Albert Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 28, 1922?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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- KHQ-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions
- English princess Mary marries viscount Lascelles.
- Egypt regains independence from Britain, but British troops remain.
- The United Kingdom ends its protectorate over Egypt through a Unilateral Declaration of Independence.
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- Vicente Lleo composer: dies at age 51.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 28, 1922?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Vernon Dalhart - Weep No More, My Mammy
- Columbia Stellar Quartet - Swanee River Moon