How many years ago was 1922?

1922 was 101 years ago from today.

101 years have passed between September 28th, 1922, and September 28th, 2023. It was 36,890 days ago.

However, the last calendar date of that year fell on December 31st, 1922. This means that, technically speaking, only 100 full years have passed since 1922 ended.

How long ago was 1922?

To put into perspective how long ago 1922 was:

  • The vast majority of people born in 1922 have passed away.
  • Ten decades have passed since then.
  • Television did not exist at the time. Back then, radio was the medium of choice.
  • The First World War had only ended three years previously.
  • Many families in the United States didn't have electricity yet.
  • The Moon is moving away from Earth at roughly 1.49 inches per year. That means that it has moved away by about 150 inches since 1922.
  • There have been roughly 5,252 weekends since then.
  • Joan Crawford was not a famous name.
  • Alcohol was illegal in the United States due to prohibition.
  • Women were not allowed to vote in the United Kingdom.
  • Ireland had recently gained its independence from the United Kingdom.
  • The Earth has travelled 455 billion miles through space since 1922.
  • People were using rotary phones.
  • Kitchens did not have toasters.
  • Sliced bread wasn't the norm.
  • Due to the expansion of the Atlantic Ocean, the distance between the United States and Europe has grown 3 meters since 1922.
  • Vladimir Lenin was still alive.
  • The Russian Revolution was taking place.
  • Aerosol spray cans didn't exist.
  • Sunglasses weren't a thing yet.
  • Most cars did not have radios.

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