100 Years Ago – 22 January 1922

22 January 1922

Mixed news was issued about Pope Benedict XV, with some media outlets announcing his death and others such as the Sunday Post noting “premature report of Pontiff’s death – the Pope still lives”.

Following reports of hay burning and cattle driving in Limerick, Ireland, the Brigade Commandant of the Limerick Brigade of the Irish Republican Army notes that they had imposed martial law to take control of the situation.