First Military Radar Experiment

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC, USA conducted the first military radar experiment in 1922 Continue reading

Exhibition Catalog First Used Term International Style

The term ‘international style’ was first used in an exhibition catalog, The International Style: Architecture Since 1922 in 1932. Continue reading

First Cryptographic Decoder

The first cryptographic decoder, Colossus I was built by Alan Mathison Turing, Maxwell H.A. Newman, and T.H. Flowers Continue reading

Pope Gregory IX

Pope Gregory IX (Latin: Gregorius IX; born Ugolino di Conti; c. 1145 or before 1170 – 22 August 1241) was Pope from 19 March 1227 to his death in 1241. Continue reading

Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston FRS (1 September 1877 – 20 November 1945) was an English chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole number rule. Continue reading

First Bat Mitzvah Ceremony

The first bat mitzvah ceremony was celebrated by Judith Kaplan Eisenstein, Continue reading

Mass Spectrometer Analyzes Neon

A mass spectrometer analyzed neon atoms and found the natural element was composed of two isotopes, neon 20 and 22 by Francis William Aston, Continue reading

First Organized Slalom Race

The first skiing slalom race was held at Mussen, Switzerland, in 1922 organized by the British skier, Arnold Lunn. Continue reading

Sao Paulo Modern Art Week

The first Modern Art Festival in South America was Sao Paulo Modern Art Week, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in February 1922. Continue reading

Snowmobile is a Canadian invention and tradition too…

Joseph-Armand Bombardier of Valcourt, Quebec, Canada in 1922 invented the snowmobile. It was at the time basically a sleigh with a Model T Engine, which propelled a snow propeller. Later Bombardier founded the first snowmobile manufacturing company in 1937. Continue reading