100 Years Ago – 28 January 1922

28 January 1922

The German Government paid 31 million gold marks into the banks designated by the Reparations Commission.

Speaking at a meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council delegates in Belfast, Sir James Craig, the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, defended his signing an agreement with the Irish Government and Michael Collins.

A state of war was confirmed between Mexico and Guatemala.

Winston Churchill, speaking at the Kenya Colony and Uganda dinner, said that just because the discontented elements in native countries asked the British to leave, they shouldn’t comply.

Archibald Campbell, 4th Baron Blythswood, complained that excessive taxation was hampering the motor industry in Britain.