1922 events in history

Jan 7 Dáil Éireann ratifies the Anglo-Irish Treaty by a 64-57 vote
Jan 10 Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Dáil Éireann
Jan 11 First use of insulin to treat diabetes in a human patient
Jan 28 Knickerbocker Storm, Washington D.C.'s biggest snowfall, causes the city's greatest loss of life when the roof of the Knickerbocker Theatre collapses
Feb 2 Ulysses by James Joyce is published
Feb 6 The Washington Naval Treaty is signed in Washington, D.C., limiting the naval armaments of United States, Britain, Japan, France, and Italy
Feb 8 President Warren G. Harding introduces the first radio in the White House
Feb 9 Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
Feb 27 A challenge to the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, allowing women the right to vote, is rebuffed by the Supreme Court of the United States in Leser v. Garnett
Feb 28 The United Kingdom ends its protectorate over Egypt through a Unilateral Declaration of Independence
Mar 10 Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, only to be released after nearly two years for an appendicitis operation
Mar 12 Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan formed The Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic
Mar 15 After Egypt gains nominal independence from the United Kingdom, Fuad I becomes King of Egypt
Mar 18 In India, Mohandas Gandhi is sentenced to six years in prison for civil disobedience. He serves only 2 years
Mar 20 The USS Langley (CV-1) is commissioned as the first United States Navy aircraft carrier
Mar 24 Irish War of Independence: In Belfast, Northern Irish policemen break into the home of a Catholic family and shoot all eight males inside
Apr 1 Six Irish Catholic civilians are shot and beaten to death by a gang of policemen in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Apr 3 Joseph Stalin becomes the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Apr 5 The American Birth Control League, forerunner of Planned Parenthood, is incorporated
Apr 7 Teapot Dome scandal: United States Secretary of the Interior leases Teapot Dome petroleum reserves in Wyoming
Apr 15 U.S. Senator John B. Kendrick of Wyoming introduces a resolution calling for an investigation of secret land deal, which leads to the discovery of the Teapot Dome scandal
Apr 16 The Treaty of Rapallo, pursuant to which Germany and the Soviet Union re-establish diplomatic relations, is signed
Apr 20 The Soviet government creates South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within Georgian SSR
Apr 24 The first segment of the Imperial Wireless Chain providing wireless telegraphy between Leafield in Oxfordshire, England, and Cairo, Egypt, comes into operation
May 10 The United States annexes the Kingman Reef
May 19 The Young Pioneer Organization of the Soviet Union is established
May 30 The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C
Jun 1 The Royal Ulster Constabulary is founded
Jun 12 At Windsor Castle, King George V receives the colours of the six Irish regiments that are to be disbanded – the Royal Irish Regiment, the Connaught Rangers, the South Irish Horse, the Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment, the Royal Munster Fusiliers and the Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Jun 16 General election in the Irish Free State: the pro-Treaty Sinn Féin win a large majority
Jun 22 Herrin massacre: 19 strikebreakers and 2 union miners are killed in Herrin, Illinois
Jun 28 The Irish Civil War begins with the shelling of the Four Courts in Dublin by Free State forces
Jun 29 France grants 1 km² at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes"
Jun 30 In Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes and Dominican Ambassador Francisco J. Peynado sign the Hughes-Peynado agreement, which ends the United States occupation of the Dominican Republic
Jul 1 The Great Railroad Strike of 1922 begins in the United States
Jul 9 Johnny Weissmuller swims the 100 meters freestyle in 58.6 seconds breaking the world swimming record and the 'minute barrier'
Jul 11 The Hollywood Bowl opens
Jul 15 Japanese Communist Party is established in Japan
Jul 20 The League of Nations awards mandates of Togoland to France and Tanganyika to the United Kingdom
Jul 24 The draft of the British Mandate of Palestine was formally confirmed by the Council of the League of Nations; it came into effect on 26 September 1923
Aug 2 A typhoon hits Shantou, Republic of China killing more than 50,000 people
Aug 22 Michael Collins, Commander-in-chief of the Irish Free State Army, is shot dead during an Anti-Treaty ambush at Béal na Bláth, County Cork, during the Irish Civil War
Aug 27 Greco-Turkish War: The Turkish army takes the Aegean city of Afyonkarahisar from the Kingdom of Greece
Aug 29 The first radio advertisement is broadcast on WEAF-AM in New York City
Aug 30 Battle of Dumlupınar: The final battle in the Greco-Turkish War ("Turkish War of Independence")
Sep 7 In Aydın, Turkey, independence of Aydın, from Greek occupation
Sep 7 The Bank of Latvia established
Sep 9 The Greco-Turkish War effectively ends with Turkish victory over the Greeks in Smyrna
Sep 11 The Treaty of Kars is ratified in Yerevan, Armenia
Sep 11 One of the Herald Sun of Melbourne, Australia's predecessor papers The Sun News-Pictorial is founded