100 Years Ago – 18 February 1922

18 February 1922

The Irish Free State Agreement Bill passed the second reading in the House of Commons by 302 votes to 60.

42 kidnapped civilians in Northern Ireland were released by Irish nationalists, but 18 special constables were yet to be released.

Raymond Poincaré, the Prime Minister of France, said that action was needed following the attack by German troops on the French military in Upper Silesia. He said that if the German Government were responsible then sanctions would be needed.