100 Years Ago – 22 February 1922

22 February 1922

Sir Henry Wilson won the constituency of North Down for the Ulster Unionists in a by-election that was unopposed. He replaced Thomas Watters Brown, also an Ulster Unionist, who had been promoted to become a High Court of Justice judge in Northern Ireland.

France sent a formal request to Italy to postpone the Genoa Conference.

The Roma, a semi-rigid airship newly purchased by the United States Army Air Service, caught fire and crashed with 34 people killed.