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1 Jan 1922
  • Quintin Brand was promoted to the rank of squadron leader. ww2dbase [Quintin Brand | CPC]
4 Jan 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was transferred out of battleship USS Connecticut and was assigned to destroyer USS Stansbury. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | CPC]
10 Jan 1922
  • Marcel-Bruno Gensoul was promoted to the rank of capitaine de frégate. ww2dbase [Marcel-Bruno Gensoul | CPC]
19 Jan 1922

Photo(s) dated 19 Jan 1922
Plan of the western end of Fort Kamehameha at the entrance to Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, 19 Jan 1922.
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. ww2dbase [AC]
6 Feb 1922
  • The Naval Armament Limitation Treaty was signed. ww2dbase [AC]
  • The reign of Pope Pius XI commenced in the Vatican City. ww2dbase [AC]
8 Feb 1922
  • Yoshijiro Umezu was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel. ww2dbase [Yoshijiro Umezu | CPC]
14 Feb 1922

United States
22 Feb 1922

Egypt
  • The United Kingdom granted independence to Egypt, but occupation forces remained. ww2dbase [CPC]
28 Feb 1922
  • The United Kingdom formally accepted the independence of Egypt. ww2dbase [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. ww2dbase [London, England | AC]
Photo(s) dated 28 Feb 1922
Saratoga
1 Mar 1922

South Africa
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. ww2dbase [AC]
12 Mar 1922

Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijan became a member state of the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic. ww2dbase [CPC]
18 Mar 1922

India
  • Mohandas Gandhi was sentenced to six years in prison (he was to be released in Feb 1924 on health grounds). ww2dbase [AC]
20 Mar 1922
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
3 Apr 1922
  • Joseph Stalin was appointed the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party. ww2dbase [Joseph Stalin | CPC]
6 Apr 1922

Australia
  • Edmund Herring married Mary Ranken Lyle. ww2dbase [Edmund Herring | 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. ww2dbase [AC]
10 Apr 1922
  • Representatives from 34 countries convened at Genoa Conference to discuss post-WW1 economy. ww2dbase [CPC]
12 Apr 1922
  • Mutsu hosted the Prince of Wales and his aide Lieutenant Louis Mountbatten. ww2dbase [Mutsu | CPC]
16 Apr 1922

Italy
  • Germany and the Soviet Union signed an agreement at Rapallo, Geona, Italy, renouncing all territorial and monetary claims against each other as the result of WW1. ww2dbase [Treaty of Rapallo | Genoa, Liguria | CPC]
18 Apr 1922
  • S-33 was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [S-33 | CPC]
19 Apr 1922
  • Future German fighter ace, Erich Hartmann (352 victories), was born at Weissach in Wüttemberg, Germany. ww2dbase [AC]
21 Apr 1922
  • Nagara was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Nagara | CPC]
3 May 1922
  • Captain Christopher R. Payne was named the commanding officer of HMS Malaya, replacing Percy M. R. Royds. ww2dbase [Malaya | CPC]
10 May 1922
  • Miles Browning married Cathalene Isabella Parka, stepdaughter of Vice Admiral Clark H. Woodward. ww2dbase [Miles Browning | CPC]
11 May 1922
  • USS S-31 was commissioned into service with Lieutenant William A. Heard in command. ww2dbase [S-31 | CPC]
27 May 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was transferred out of destroyer USS Stansbury and was assigned to cruiser USS Charleston. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | CPC]
31 May 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was assigned to tanker Cuyama. ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | CPC]
1 Jun 1922

Japan
  • Kichisaburo Nomura was promoted to the rank of rear admiral. ww2dbase [Kichisaburo Nomura | CPC]
3 Jun 1922
  • Milton Miles was promoted to the rank of ensign. ww2dbase [Milton Miles | 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. ww2dbase [AC]
8 Jun 1922

United States
  • An oiler was completed at the New York Shipbuilding shipyard in Camden, New Jersey, United States; it was officially named Kamoi by the Japanese Navy. ww2dbase [Kamoi | Camden, New Jersey | CPC]
10 Jun 1922

Japan
  • The keel of Naka was laid down by Mitsubishi-owned Yokohama Dock Company in Yokohama, Japan. ww2dbase [Naka | Yokohama, Kanagawa | CPC]
15 Jun 1922
  • S-33 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [S-33 | 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. ww2dbase [AC]
26 Jun 1922

Korea
  • Tenryu departed Inchon, Korea for Lushunkou, northeastern China. ww2dbase [Tenryu | Inchon | CPC]
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. ww2dbase [Lexington (Lexington-class) | AC]
United States
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. ww2dbase [Hamburg | AC]
7 Jul 1922

Russia
  • 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. ww2dbase [CPC]
12 Jul 1922
  • S-34 was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [S-34 | CPC]
20 Jul 1922
  • Hiroaki Abe became the commanding officer of destroyer Ushio. ww2dbase [Hiroaki Abe | 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. ww2dbase [Treaty of Rapallo | CPC]
4 Aug 1922

France
5 Aug 1922
  • Adelaide was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Adelaide | CPC]
Germany
  • Heinrich Himmler graduated from Universität München (Munich University) with an agriculture degree. ww2dbase [Heinrich Himmler | München | CPC]
17 Aug 1922

United States
  • USS S-35 was commissioned into service with Lieutenant T. E. Short in command. ww2dbase [S-35 | CPC]
22 Aug 1922

United States
  • S-26 was launched at the Fore River Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, sponsored by the wife of Carlos Bean. ww2dbase [S-26 | Quincy, Massachusetts | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 22 Aug 1922
Launching ceremony of S-26, at Bethlehem Shipbuilding
25 Aug 1922

Germany
  • Prince Josias married Duchess Altburg, daughter of Grand Duke Friedrich August II of Oldenburg, in Rastede, Germany. ww2dbase [Josias | Rastede | CPC]
26 Aug 1922

France
  • The French dreadnought Paris was lost when she foundered after hitting a rock in Quiberon Bay southeast of Lorient, France. ww2dbase [Quiberon Bay | AC]
28 Aug 1922
  • Mutsu and other ships of Japanese Navy Battleship Division 1 participated on a parade of force along the eastern coast of Russia. ww2dbase [Mutsu | CPC]
29 Aug 1922

Japan
31 Aug 1922

Russia
  • Georgy Zhukov was awarded the Order of the Red Banner for the first time. ww2dbase [Georgy Zhukov | CPC]
8 Sep 1922

China
  • Hikokichi Ijuin succeeded Isaburo Yamagata as the Governor-General of Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. ww2dbase [CPC]
10 Sep 1922

Japan
12 Sep 1922

United States
  • Kamoi was commissioned into service in Camden, New Jersey, United States under the command of Captain Teijiro Murase. ww2dbase [Kamoi | Camden, New Jersey | CPC]
15 Sep 1922
  • Natori was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Natori | 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. ww2dbase [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. ww2dbase [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. ww2dbase [AC]
19 Sep 1922

United Kingdom
  • Roderick Carr was promoted to the rank of flying officer in the British Royal Air Force. ww2dbase [Roderick Carr | CPC]
20 Sep 1922

France
  • 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. ww2dbase [Paris | AC]
23 Sep 1922

Poland
25 Sep 1922

Japan
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. ww2dbase [AC]
United States
1 Oct 1922
  • Pierre Barjot was promoted to the rank of ensign. ww2dbase [Pierre Barjot | 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. ww2dbase [S-31 | New London, Connecticut | CPC]
12 Oct 1922

Greece
  • Ioannis Metaxas found the Freethinkers' Party in Greece. ww2dbase [Ioannis Metaxas | 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). ww2dbase [Langley (Langley-class) | 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. ww2dbase [London, England | 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. ww2dbase [AC]
25 Oct 1922
  • S-34 was decommissioned from service. ww2dbase [S-34 | CPC]
United States
  • USS S-35 was decommissioned from service at Groton, Connecticut, United States for engine enhancement work by the Electric Boat Company. ww2dbase [S-35 | Groton, Connecticut | 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. ww2dbase [Benito Mussolini | 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. ww2dbase [Omar Bradley | CPC]
5 Nov 1922

Australia Germany
  • The Treaty of Rapallo was formally signed between Germany and the Soviet Union in Berlin, Germany. ww2dbase [Treaty of Rapallo | Berlin | CPC]
6 Nov 1922
  • Iwane Matsui was attached to the Kwangtung Army as the head of the Harbin Special Services Agency in northeastern China. ww2dbase [Iwane Matsui | CPC]
Japan
  • Kenkichi Ueda was attached to the training branch of the Japanese Army. ww2dbase [Kenkichi Ueda | CPC]
10 Nov 1922
  • Kinu was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Kinu | CPC]
Japan
  • Captain Morio Matsudaira was named the commanding officer of both battlesihp Settsu and battlecruiser Ibuki. ww2dbase [Settsu | CPC]
Korea
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. ww2dbase [AC]
24 Nov 1922

Korea
  • General Shinnosuke Kikuchi was named the commanding officer of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea, relieving Jiro Oba. ww2dbase [CPC]
27 Nov 1922

United States
  • Rear Admiral Charles P. Plunkett was named the commanding officer of New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, United States. ww2dbase [New York Navy Yard | Brooklyn, New York | CPC]
29 Nov 1922

Japan
  • Hiroshi Nemoto graduated from the Japanese Army War College. ww2dbase [Hiroshi Nemoto | CPC]
30 Nov 1922

Japan
  • Masafumi Arima completed studies at the advanced gunnery school. ww2dbase [Masafumi Arima | 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. ww2dbase [Chuichi Nagumo | CPC]
  • Chiaki Matsuda was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and enrolled in graduate courses of the Gunnery School. ww2dbase [Chiaki Matsuda | CPC]
China
  • 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. ww2dbase [Ryojun Guard District | Lushunkou, Liaoning | CPC]
Japan
  • Prince Hiroyasu was promoted to the rank of admiral. ww2dbase [Hiroyasu | CPC]
  • Captain Hajime Matsushita was named the commanding officer of Tenryu. ww2dbase [Tenryu | CPC]
  • Masafumi Arima was assigned to destroyer Ashi. ww2dbase [Masafumi Arima | CPC]
  • Rear Admiral Yoshidai Masaki was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Maizuru Naval Arsenal | Maizuru, Kyoto | CPC]
Korea
4 Dec 1922

France
  • Lorraine's year-long refitting was completed. ww2dbase [Lorraine | 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

China
  • 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. ww2dbase [Ryojun Guard District | Lushunkou, Liaoning | CPC]
15 Dec 1922
  • The Fascist Grand Council of Italy created the Milizia Volontaria Sicurezza Nazionale (National Security Volunteer Militia). ww2dbase [CPC]
Japan
18 Dec 1922
19 Dec 1922

Japan
  • Destroyer No. 1 was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Kamikaze | CPC]
22 Dec 1922

United States
  • Joseph Rochefort was promoted to the rank of lieutenant (junior grade). ww2dbase [Joseph Rochefort | CPC]
23 Dec 1922

Photo(s) dated 23 Dec 1922
Kamikaze underway, 23 Dec 1922
26 Dec 1922

United States
  • Dixie Kiefer was was designated as a naval aviator. ww2dbase [Dixie Kiefer | DS]
27 Dec 1922
  • Light carrier Hosho was commissioned into service. ww2dbase [Hosho | CPC]
28 Dec 1922

United Kingdom
  • The keel of Rodney was laid down by the firm Cammell Laird at Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Rodney | Birkenhead, England | CPC]

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




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