1922

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May 22, 2022

1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year beginning on a Sunday according to the Gregorian calendar.

Events

January

January 2: in Chile, the Socialist Workers' Party decides to change its name to the Communist Party of Chile and join the Communist International (III International). January 11 – In Toronto, a patient named Leonard Thompson who was admitted to Toronto General Hospital is given insulin for the first time. January 24: Carl Nielsen premieres his Symphony No. 5, Op. 50, in Copenhagen.

February

February 1: bloody clashes in Gleiwitz between the French and Upper Silesians. February 2: James Joyce's novel Ulysses is published for the first time. February 4 – The Sino-Japanese Treaty restores the territory of Shantung to China. February 6: The Nine-Power Treaty is signed in Washington, D.C., the purpose of which is to achieve respect for the independence and territorial and administrative integrity of China. February 6: in Spain, from today punctual attendance is required from public officials of all Spanish ministries. February 2-6: in Rome, the conclave to elect a new pontiff takes place after the death of Pope Benedict XV. February 6: in Rome, Cardinal Ratti is elected Pope with the name of Pius XI. February 7: in Morocco the bombardments of the Spaniards continue on Rif positions. February 7: at the Teatro Real in Madrid, the tenor Miguel Fleta performs with the opera Carmen. February 14: a conference is held in Geneva that brings together German and Polish delegations to try to draw a common border in Upper Silesia. February 14: In Karatepe (Aydin Vilayeti, Turkey), the Greek army (in retreat after losing the Greco-Turkish War) burns all the villagers alive. February 16: The first session of the Permanent Court of International Justice, created at the request of the League of Nations, is held in The Hague. February 20: in the city of Vilnius (Lithuania) the diet (assembly) is occupied by Polish troops and pronounces itself in favor of its integration into Poland. February 21 – The US military airship Roma explodes in flight, killing 43. February 22: Henri Desiré Landrú, accused of the murder of ten women, is guillotined in the French prison of Versailles. February 22 – The British steamer Egypt, which provided mail between England and India, sinks. February 24: Germany grants the extradition of Nicolau, assassin of the President of the Spanish Council Eduardo Dato. February 28: Egypt gains independence from England.

March

March 4: Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens by director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, the first film related to Bram Stoker's original story Dracula, opens in Germany. March 15: The Communist Party of Spain celebrates its first congress, where Antonio García Quejido is elected Secretary General.

April

April 7: at the height of Poix, in Somme (France) the first crash between two airliners takes place. April 16: in the Italian town of Rapallo, the foreign ministers of Germany, Walther Rathenau, and of the Russian SFSR, Georgi Chicherin, sign a treaty of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. April 23 at the Azul party, Mateo Banks and Keena execute eight of his relatives in their ranch "La Buena Suerte" and "El Trebol". April 24 the actor and fighter Blue Demon is born.

May

May 17 – At Brooklands, K. Kee Guinness sets the speed record with a time of 215.244 km/h. May 18: Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1907, died in Paris. May 20: in Barcelona, ​​Spain, the Camp de Les Corts, the former stadium of Fútbol Club Barcelona, ​​is inaugurated.

June

June 15: Portuguese aviators Gago Coutinho and Sacad