What Happened on November 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite
  • Turkish kalief/sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist (designed IMB mainframe), born in Flandreau, South Dakota (d. 2015)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel laureate, born in Azinhaga, Santarém, Portugal (d. 2010)

Novelist José Saramago
José Saramago
  • Royal Dano, actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)