1922 in the United States

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1922 in the United States
Years: 1919 1920 192119221923 1924 1925

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Events from the year 1922 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

May 30: Lincoln Memorial dedicated

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

  • October 3 – Rebecca Felton of Georgia becomes the first female United States Senator, when the governor of Georgia gives her a temporary appointment, pending the election of a replacement for Senator Thomas Watson, who had died suddenly. She will not take office till November 21, and will thus serve for only one day.
  • November 12 – Sigma Gamma Rho (ΣΓΡ) Sorority, Incorporated is founded by 7 educators in Indianapolis, Indiana. The group becomes an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter is granted to the Alpha Chapter at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 1 – Ernest Hollings, United States Senator from South Carolina from 1966 till 2005.
  • January 17 – Betty White, actress, comedian, writer
  • January 22 – Howard Moss, American poet, playwright and critic (d. 1987)
  • February 6 – Jocelyn Burdick, United States Senator from North Dakota in 1992.
  • February 10 – Harold Hughes, United States Senator from Iowa from 1969 till 1975. (died 1996)
  • April 16 – Pat Peppler, American football player and coach
  • April 19 – Billy Joe Patton, amateur golfer (died 2011)
  • June 10 – Judy Garland, singer, actress (died 1969).
  • July 19 – Al Haig, jazz pianist, best known as one of the pioneers of bebop (died 1982)
  • August 2 – Paul Laxalt, United States Senator from Nevada from 1974 till 1987.
  • December 24 – Ava Gardner, actress (died 1990)

Deaths[edit]

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