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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Just Tony

Just Tony

Release year: 1922

Directed by: Lynn Reynolds

Starring: Tony the Horse, Tom Mix, J.P. Lockney, Claire Adams

Flesh and Blood

Flesh and Blood

Release year: 1922

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Lon Chaney, Edith Roberts, Noah Beery, DeWitt Jennings