1922 Newspapers

In an authentic 1922 newspaper from our collection, you can discover what was happening in the world this year through the eyes of those who actually lived in it. 1922 was a year filled with political change and reform, cultural innovation and scientific discovery.

At Historic Newspapers, we have the largest archive of historical newspapers in the world. A 1922 newspaper is a great gift idea for anyone who loves history or feels a special connection to this particular year in history for whatever reason.

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1922 Newspapers

1922 Newspaper Headlines Summary

Which 1922 newspaper headlines captured the attention of the people? What happened during this year to make it stand out in history? Insulin was first used on humans to treat diabetes in a huge medical breakthrough. The first vampire film Nosferatu debuted in cinemas and Howard Carter opened the previously untouched tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen in Egypt. It was also the year Gandhi was sentenced to 6 years in prison for disobedience in India.

1922 was a fascinating year with plenty to look back on. With our 1922 newspaper articles you can step back in time and feel what it would have been like to read this news for the first time.

January 1, 1922
Responding to wage cuts, coal miners in the Transvaal, South Africa, embark on a strike. Escalating to a mass revolt against the government, the event becomes known as the Rand Rebellion.

January 11, 1922 
Insulin is first used in the treatment of diabetes.

February 6, 1922
UK, US, Italy, France and Japan sign Washington naval arms limitation.

February 10, 1922 
President Warren G. Harding introduces the first radio into the White House.

February 24, 1922  
Leser v. Garnett: A challenge to the 19th Amendment of the Constitution, allowing women the right to vote, is rebuffed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

March 4, 1922
Novelist, Bram Stoker’s Dracula is adapted into the 1st vampire film, Nosferatu, released in Germany.

March 18, 1922
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader, Mahatma Gandhi is sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience by British magistrates in India.

April 3, 1922
Marxist Revolutionary and Soviet Leader, Vladimir Lenin appoints Joseph Stalin as General Secretary of the Russian Communist Party.

April 13, 1922 
Massachusetts opens all public offices to women.

May 5, 1922 
In the Bronx, construction begins on the Yankee Stadium.

May 20, 1922 
In Washington D.C., the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated.

June 1, 1922
Italian Dictator, Benito Mussolini, attends a meeting in Bologna where he warns over 50,000 fascists he will lead a full-scale revolt against the government favouring ‘anti-fascist reaction’.

June 14, 1922 
President Warren G. Harding makes his first speech on the radio.

July 11, 1922 
The Hollywood Bowl opens.

August 19, 1922
Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody at the 36th US Women’s National Championship.

September 21, 1922
President Warren G. Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

November 4, 1922
Archaeologist Howard Carter discovers the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt.

December 19, 1922
24-year old Theresa Vaughn confesses in court in England to being married 61 times over 5 years in 50 cities in three countries.

December 28, 1922 
Comic book writer Stan Lee is born.

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I wish I could post a picture- page not mounted in frame and frame itself broken

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