100 Years Ago – 20 April 1922

20 April 1922

David Lloyd George, the Prime Minister, asked to speak to the German Chancellor and Walther Rathenau, an influential German businessman, on their agreement with the Soviets at the Genoa Conference, the signing of which had been criticised by the British.

Arrangements for elections in Ireland were made with the vote expected to be in the first week of June 1922 [although it was actually held on 16 June 1922].

Shooting continued in Belfast, with numerous residents being killed and injured.