Historical Events In January - 22
Monday, 03 August 2020
1911 Bruno Kreisky, Austria, bandleader/chancellor (1970-83) on January - 22.
1913 On this day in history verdina Shlonsky, composer
1913 Ferdinand van der Haeghen, Flemish librarian/bibliographer, dies at 82 on January - 22.
1914 On January - 22 paul Claudel's "L'Ă©change," premieres in Paris
1914 On this day in history dimitri Dragatakis, composer
1914 On this day in history frederik Rung, composer, dies at 60
1916 On this day in history iwan Knorr, composer, dies at 63
1918 On January - 22 ukraine proclaimed a free republic (German puppet)
1922 On this day in history pope Benedict the 15th dies and is succeeded by Pius the 11th.
1922 Benedictus XV, [Giacomo Markies D Chiesa], pope (1914-22), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1924 On January - 22 baldwin govt resigns in England
1925 Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu on this day in history.
1926 On January - 22 belgian chief of staff Gen Maglinse quits
1930 On January - 22 -35°F (-37°C), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record)
1931 On January - 22 sir Isaac Isaacs sworn in as Australia's first Australian-born governor-general.
1931 French govt of Steeg falls on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history british Anglicans & Old-Catholic church merge
1934 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady MacBeth," premieres in Leningrad on this day in history.
1936 On January - 22 french Laval govt falls
1936 On this day in history louis Glass, composer, dies at 71
1938 Thornton Wilder's play, Our Town, debuts in Princeton, New Jersey on this day in history.
1938 On January - 22 "Our Town," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winner of small-town life in Grover's Corners, NH, premieres (NJ)
1939 On this day in history aquatic Park, near Fisherman's Wharf, SF, is dedicated
1940 The birth of John Hurt, English actor on this day in history.
1940 On January - 22 1st radio broadcast of "Road to Happiness" on CBS
1941 On this day in history tobruk, North Africa, is captured by Australian troops
1941 On this day in history 1st mass killing of Jews in Romania
1942 On this day in history japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain
1942 Reimond Tollenaere, leader Flemishch Natl Front, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1943 American and Australian troops took New Guinea in the first land victory over the Japanese in World War II on January - 22.
1943 On this day in history 66.3 cm precipitation at Hoegees Camp, Calif (state record)
1944 On this day in history allied forces begin their beach assault at Anzio, Italy, during WWII.
1944 American troops invaded Italy, landing at Anzio beach in a move to outflank German defensive positions on January - 22.
1944 On this day in history during World War II, Allied forces begin landing at Anzio Italy