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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1922: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1922?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1922 Six Irish Catholic civilians are shot and beaten-to-death by a gang of policemen in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • 03 Apr 1922 Joseph Stalin becomes the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • 04 Apr 1922 WAAB (Baton Rouge Louisiana) becomes first US radio station with "W" calls.
  • 05 Apr 1922 KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions
  • 07 Apr 1922 Teapot Dome scandal: United States Secretary of the Interior leases Teapot Dome petroleum reserves in Wyoming.
  • 10 Apr 1922 The historic Genoa Conference commences in Genoa. The representatives of 34 countries convene to speak about monetary economics in the wake of World War I.
  • 13 Apr 1922 The State of Massachusetts opens all public offices to women.
  • 14 Apr 1922 Republic rebels occupies four government courts in Dublin.
  • 15 Apr 1922 Banting, MacLeod and Best discover insulin
  • 16 Apr 1922 German-Russia treaty signed in Italy, Soviet Union recognized.
  • 18 Apr 1922 Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0.
  • 19 Apr 1922 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Massachusetts in 2:18 10.
  • 20 Apr 1922 The Soviet government creates South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within Georgian SSR.
  • 21 Apr 1922 The first Aggie Muster is held as a remembrance for fellow Texas A&M graduates who had died in the previous year.
  • 22 Apr 1922 South Ossetian Autonomous Region is established in Georgian SSR.
  • 24 Apr 1922 In Barnegat, New Jersey, USA an overhead explosion of comet fragment rocks buildings, shatters windows, and releases clouds of noxious gas.
  • 27 Apr 1922 Fritz Langs "Dr Mabuse, der Spieler" premieres in Berlin.
  • 30 Apr 1922 Chicago White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0.

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Ka-Lu-A
  2. - Give Me My Mammy
  3. - They Call it Dancing
  4. - April Showers
  5. - The Song of Love

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

High Noon

High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America