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July 1922

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1922?


  • 01 Jul 1922 Congress extends national bank charters by 99 years.
  • 05 Jul 1922 1st general election in the Netherlands
  • 06 Jul 1922 Dutch auto / airplane manufacturer Trompenburg declares bankruptcy
  • 08 Jul 1922 35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (62 60)
  • 09 Jul 1922 Johnny Weissmuller swims the 100 meters freestyle in 58.6 seconds breaking the world swimming record and the 'minute barrier'.
  • 11 Jul 1922 The Hollywood Bowl opens.
  • 15 Jul 1922 26th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 288 at Skokie Country Club - Illinois
  • 17 Jul 1922 Curacao harbor workers begin strike under Felix Chacuto
  • 20 Jul 1922 Togo made a mandate of the League of Nations.
  • 22 Jul 1922 Cards enter 1st place, marks 1st time both St. Louis teams are on top
  • 25 Jul 1922 AT&T begins broadcasting on WBAY (NYC-later WEAF, WNBC, WRCA & WFAN)
  • 27 Jul 1922 International Geographical Union forms in Brussels

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Music charts

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

  1. - Stumbling
  2. - In the Little Red School House
  3. - Marcheta
  4. - Some Sunny Day
  5. - Nola


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand

Release year: 1922

Directed by: Fred Niblo, Dorothy Arzner

Starring: Rosa Rosanova, Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Leo White

Country: United States of America

Die weisse Wüste

Die weisse Wüste

Release year: 1922

Directed by: Ernst Wendt

Starring: Karl Balta, Maria Bauer, Dita Borissowa, Carl de Vogt