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1 Jan 1922
  • Quintin Brand was promoted to the rank of squadron leader. [Main Article | CPC]
4 Jan 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was transferred out of battleship USS Connecticut and was assigned to destroyer USS Stansbury. [Main Article | CPC]
10 Jan 1922
  • Marcel-Bruno Gensoul was promoted to the rank of capitaine de frégate. [Main Article | CPC]
25 Jan 1922
  • Raymond Baxter, future Battle of Britain pilot and later a famous television presenter and writer, was born at Ilford, Essex, England, United Kingdom. [AC]
6 Feb 1922
  • The Naval Armament Limitation Treaty was signed. [AC]
  • The reign of Pope Pius XI commenced in the Vatican City. [AC]
8 Feb 1922
  • Yoshijiro Umezu was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel. [Main Article | CPC]
14 Feb 1922

United States
  • Douglas MacArthur married Louise Cromwell Brooks at the Cromwell family estate in Palm Beach, Florida, United States. [Main Article | CPC]
22 Feb 1922

  • The United Kingdom granted independence to Egypt, but occupation forces remained. [CPC]
28 Feb 1922
  • The United Kingdom formally accepted the independence of Egypt. [CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, married Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey, London, England, United Kingdom. The Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the future Queen Elizabeth) was one of the bridesmaids. [AC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Feb 1922
8 Mar 1922

Photo(s) dated 8 Mar 1922
SaratogaSaratogaSaratogaRAdm David Taylor, RAdm William Moffett, Congressman Frederick Hicks, Congressman Clark Burdick, Congressman Philip Swing, and RAdm John Robison with models of Lexington-class carrier conversion, Navy Department, Washington DC, United States, 8 Mar 1922
10 Mar 1922
  • Indian Independence leader Mohandas Gandhi was arrested on a charge of sedition after calling for a Campaign of Civil Disobedience. [AC]
12 Mar 1922

  • Azerbaijan became a member state of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic. [CPC]
18 Mar 1922

  • Mohandas Gandhi was sentenced to six years in prison (he was to be released in Feb 1924 on health grounds). [AC]
20 Mar 1922
  • The US Navy commissioned its first aircraft carrier, USS Langley. [Main Article | CPC]
29 Mar 1922

Photo(s) dated 29 Mar 1922
7F.1 Snipe biplane immediately after being launched by the catapult of battleship Yamashiro, off Yokosuka, Japan, 29 Mar 1922
1 Apr 1922 China
  • Vice Admiral Kiyohiro Ijichi was named the chief of staff of Vice Admiral Kesataro Kawahara (Ryojun Military Port, northeastern China). [Main Article | CPC]
3 Apr 1922
  • Joseph Stalin was appointed the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party. [Main Article | CPC]
6 Apr 1922

  • Edmund Herring married Mary Ranken Lyle. [Main Article | CPC]
8 Apr 1922
  • General Erich von Falkenhayn, the former Chief of the German General Staff between 1914 and 1916, died at Schloss Lindstedt near Potsdam, Germany. [AC]
10 Apr 1922
  • Representatives from 34 countries convened at Genoa Conference to discuss post-WW1 economy. [CPC]
12 Apr 1922
18 Apr 1922
19 Apr 1922
  • Future German fighter ace, Erich Hartmann (352 victories), was born at Weissach in Wüttemberg, Germany. [AC]
21 Apr 1922
10 May 1922
  • Miles Browning married Cathalene Isabella Parka, stepdaughter of Vice Admiral Clark H. Woodward. [Main Article | CPC]
11 May 1922
  • USS S-31 was commissioned into service with Lieutenant William A. Heard in command. [Main Article | CPC]
27 May 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was transferred out of destroyer USS Stansbury and was assigned to cruiser USS Charleston. [Main Article | CPC]
31 May 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was assigned to tanker Cuyama. [Main Article | CPC]
1 Jun 1922

  • Kichisaburo Nomura was promoted to the rank of rear admiral. [Main Article | CPC]
6 Jun 1922
  • In the Soviet Union, the Main Administration for Literary and Publishing Affairs (generally known as Glavlit) was formally established with the role of preventing anything from being published that undermined state secrecy, encouraged sedition, inspired national or religious fanaticism or moral degeneration. [AC]
10 Jun 1922

15 Jun 1922
  • S-33 was decommissioned from service. [Main Article | CPC]
16 Jun 1922
  • Henry A. Berliner demonstrated a helicopter of his own design at College Park, Maryland, United States, before a US Navy delegation. [AC]
26 Jun 1922

1 Jul 1922
  • The incomplete battle-cruisers USS Lexington and USS Saratoga were authorised for commissioning as aircraft carriers, expanding greatly the US Navy’s seaborne air power beyond the still experimental USS Langley. [Main Article | AC]
United States
  • Clarence Tinker was certified a pilot. [Main Article | CPC]
4 Jul 1922

China Germany
  • German fighter ace Lothar von Richthofen (brother of the famous Manfred) was killed in a flying accident at Fühlsbüttel, Hamburg, Germany when the engine of his converted L.V.G. CVI failed as he came in to land. [AC]
7 Jul 1922

  • In the Soviet Union, the OO (Special Department, a military intelligence service) was divided into two departments, the OO for military counterintelligence and the KRO (Counterintelligence Department) for domestic counterintelligence. [CPC]
12 Jul 1922
20 Jul 1922
  • Hiroaki Abe became the commanding officer of destroyer Ushio. [Main Article | CPC]
29 Jul 1922
  • A secret clause was added to the Russo-German Treaty of Rapallo, allowing German troops to train with heavy weapons, something disallowed by the Versailles Treaty, in Soviet territory. [Main Article | CPC]
4 Aug 1922

  • The keel of Duguay-Trouin was laid down at Arsenal de Brest, France. [Main Article | CPC]
5 Aug 1922
  • Adelaide was commissioned into service. [Main Article | CPC]
  • Heinrich Himmler graduated from Universität München (Munich University) with an agriculture degree. [Main Article | CPC]
17 Aug 1922

United States
  • USS S-35 was commissioned into service with Lieutenant T. E. Short in command. [Main Article | CPC]
25 Aug 1922

  • Prince Josias married Duchess Altburg, daughter of Grand Duke Friedrich August II of Oldenburg, in Rastede, Germany. [Main Article | CPC]
26 Aug 1922

  • The French dreadnought Paris was lost when she foundered after hitting a rock in Quiberon Bay southeast of Lorient, France. [AC]
28 Aug 1922
29 Aug 1922

31 Aug 1922

  • Georgy Zhukov was awarded the Order of the Red Banner for the first time. [Main Article | CPC]
8 Sep 1922

  • Hikokichi Ijuin succeeded Isaburo Yamagata as the Governor-General of Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. [CPC]
10 Sep 1922

15 Sep 1922
  • Natori was commissioned into service. [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • With the capture of Izmir in western Anatolia by Turkish troops, the British and French forces stationed at Chanak further north up the coast, guarding the Dardanelles neutral zone, were threatened with being attacked. The British Cabinet made a decision to hold firm against any Turkish act of aggression. [AC]
16 Sep 1922
  • In the absence of Foreign Secretary Lord Curzon, certain British Cabinet ministers issued a communiqué threatening the Ottoman Empire with a declaration of war by Britain and the Dominions (who, in fact, rejected becoming involved) on the grounds that the Ottoman Empire had violated the Treaty of Sèvres. [AC]
18 Sep 1922
  • British Foreign Secretary Lord Curzon departed for Paris, France to smooth things over with the Pro-Turkish French Prime Minister Raymond Paincaré who had decided to withdraw the French contingent at Chanak, western Anatolia. [AC]
19 Sep 1922

United Kingdom
  • Roderick Carr was promoted to the rank of flying officer in the British Royal Air Force. [Main Article | CPC]
20 Sep 1922

  • British Foreign Secretary Lord Curzon held several angry meetings with French Prime Minister Raymond Paincaré regarding the Chanak Crisis, finally reaching an agreement to negotiate an armistice with the Turks. [AC]
27 Sep 1922
  • Eighteen Naval Aircraft Factory PT (Patrol Torpedo) aircraft were deployed by the US Navy in the first full-scale torpedo practice off the Virginia capes in eastern United States; three battleships manoeuvred in open water during the 25-minute exercise during which eight hits were scored. [AC]
1 Oct 1922
  • Pierre Barjot was promoted to the rank of ensign. [Main Article | CPC]
4 Oct 1922

United States
  • USS S-31 was decommissioned from service while receiving engine alterations at the Electric Boat Company yards in New London, Connecticut, United States. [Main Article | CPC]
12 Oct 1922

  • Ioannis Metaxas found the Freethinkers' Party in Greece. [Main Article | CPC]
17 Oct 1922
  • Lieutenant V. C. Griffin flying a Vought VE-7SF aircraft made the first take-off from an American aircraft carrier (USS Langley). [Main Article | AC]
19 Oct 1922

United Kingdom
  • A rebellion by Conservative Party Members of Parliament at the Carlton Club in London, England, United Kingdom resulted in a decision to end the Coalition government of Lloyd George. The Prime Minister, who had already lost the support of his influential Foreign Minister, Lord Curzon, was forced to resign, never to return as a major figure in party politics. [AC]
20 Oct 1922
  • Lieutenant H. R. Harris made the first parachute jump from a crippled aircraft, jumping from a Loening monoplane over North Dayton, Ohio, United States, at a height of around 2,000 feet. [AC]
25 Oct 1922
  • S-34 was decommissioned from service. [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS S-35 was decommissioned from service at Groton, Connecticut, United States for engine enhancement work by the Electric Boat Company. [Main Article | CPC]
28 Oct 1922
  • Four columns of National Fascist Party paramilitary personnel, as known as the Blackshirts, marched into Rome. As a result, King Vittorio Emanuele handed over political power to Benito Mussolini. [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Oct 1922
Benito Mussolini with Emilio De Bono, Italo Balbo, and Cesare Maria De Vecchi during the March on Rome, Italy, 28 Oct 1922
4 Nov 1922
  • Omar Bradley was reverted to the permanent rank of captain. [Main Article | CPC]
5 Nov 1922

  • Roberts Dunstan was born in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. [Main Article | CPC]
6 Nov 1922
  • Iwane Matsui was attached to the Kwangtung Army as the head of the Harbin Special Services Agency in northeastern China. [Main Article | CPC]
  • Kenkichi Ueda was attached to the training branch of the Japanese Army. [Main Article | CPC]
10 Nov 1922 Japan
  • Captain Morio Matsudaira was named the commanding officer of both battlesihp Settsu and battlecruiser Ibuki. [Main Article | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Chikateru Takasaki was named the chief of staff of Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea. [Main Article | CPC]
15 Nov 1922
  • A General election in the United Kingdom (the first since the establishment of the Irish Free State) saw the Conservative Party returned to Government. However (for the first time) a divided Liberal Party was beaten into third place by the Labour Party. [AC]
24 Nov 1922

  • General Shinnosuke Kikuchi was named the commanding officer of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea, relieving Jiro Oba. [CPC]
29 Nov 1922

  • Hiroshi Nemoto graduated from the Japanese Army War College. [Main Article | CPC]
30 Nov 1922

  • Masafumi Arima completed studies at the advanced gunnery school. [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 30 Nov 1922
Carrier Hosho running full power trials, Tateyama Bay, Japan, 30 Nov 1922
1 Dec 1922
  • Chuichi Nagumo was assigned to the Navy Ministry. [Main Article | CPC]
  • The Japanese-controlled Ryojun Military Port (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China was decommissioned from service. [Main Article | CPC]
  • Captain Hajime Matsushita was named the commanding officer of Tenryu. [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • Prince Hiroyasu was promoted to the rank of admiral. [Main Article | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima was assigned to destroyer Ashi. [Main Article | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Yoshidai Masaki was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. [Main Article | CPC]
  • Admiral Saburo Hyakutake was named the commanding officer of Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea. [Main Article | CPC]
4 Dec 1922

  • Lorraine's year-long refitting was completed. [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 4 Dec 1922
Light carrier Hosho during trials off Tateyama, Chiba, Japan, 4 Dec 1922Carrier Hosho running trials, off Tateyama, Japan, 4 Dec 1922
10 Dec 1922

  • Vice Admiral Kesataro Kawahara stepped down as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Military Port (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. [Main Article | CPC]
15 Dec 1922
  • The Fascist Grand Council of Italy created the Milizia Volontaria Sicurezza Nazionale (National Security Volunteer Militia). [CPC]
18 Dec 1922
22 Dec 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was promoted to the rank of lieutenant (junior grade). [Main Article | CPC]
27 Dec 1922
28 Dec 1922

United Kingdom
  • The keel of Rodney was laid down by the firm Cammell Laird at Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom. [Main Article | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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