August 1922 calendar

August 1922

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1922: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1922?


  • 01 Aug 1922 Hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard
  • 02 Aug 1922 China, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die
  • 04 Aug 1922 Female 1st baseman Lizzie Murphy plays on AL all-star team
  • 08 Aug 1922 Italian general strike broken by fascist terror
  • 14 Aug 1922 1st old time musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)
  • 16 Aug 1922 AT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)
  • 19 Aug 1922 36th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (63 61)
  • 20 Aug 1922 1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris
  • 21 Aug 1922 Curly Lambeau and Green Bay Football Club granted NFL franchise.
  • 22 Aug 1922 General Michael Collins is assassinated in West Cork.
  • 24 Aug 1922 1st Phillie to hit for cycle (Cy Williams)
  • 26 Aug 1922 Japanese cruiser Niitaka leaves in storm at Kamchatka, 300 killed
  • 27 Aug 1922 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000m (8:28.6)
  • 28 Aug 1922 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4
  • 30 Aug 1922 Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1922?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - California
  2. - Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean
  3. - Stumbling
  4. - I Love Her-She Loves Me (I'm Her He-She's My She)
  5. - Romany Love


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd