November 1922 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam
  • Nov 1 Mustapha Kemal takes Constantinople from Mohammed VI, proclaiming the Republic of Turkey and bringing an end to the Ottoman Empire
  • Nov 2 Allies deliberate over German mark
  • Nov 3 Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life

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Nov 4 Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamen in Egypt

Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist and Discoverer of Tutankhamun
Howard Carter
  • Nov 5 Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent

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Nov 9 Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy
Nobel Laureate Chemist
Frederick Soddy
  • Nov 11 Largest US flag displayed (150' X 90') expanded in 1939 (270' X 90')
  • Nov 12 The Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is founded on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Nov 13 Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
  • Nov 13 Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 14 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends
  • Nov 15 British Conservative Party wins election; /Labour Party comes second
  • Nov 16 Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite
  • Nov 16 Turkish kalief/sultan Mehmed VI asks British army for help
  • Nov 17 The last sultan of the Ottoman Empire Mehmed VI is expelled to Malta on British warship
  • Nov 18 Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief
  • Nov 19 Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent
  • Nov 20 Zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 21 Rebecca L Felton (Ga) sworn in as first female US Senator
  • Nov 22 British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader
  • Nov 22 Library Ave in Bronx named
  • Nov 22 Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government

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Nov 24 Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 25 Japanese crown prince Hirohito appointed prince regent
  • Nov 26 English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt
  • Nov 28 6 ex-ministers executed in Greece
  • Nov 28 Capt Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC) Turner spelled out "Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200." 47,000 called
  • Nov 30 1st speed test of 1st genuine Japanese aircraft carrier Hosho

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Nov 30 Hitler speaks to 50,000 national-socialists in Munich

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 John Pinsent, classical scholar
  • Nov 3 Earl of Lonsdale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Nov 5 Violet Barclay, American illustrator
  • Nov 8 Christiaan Barnard, South African surgeon (perform 1st heart transplant)
  • Nov 9 Imre Lakatos, Hungarian philosopher (d. 1974)

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Nov 11 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, American author (Slaughterhouse Five, Sirens of Titan), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2007)

  • Nov 13 Jack Narz, TV gameshow host (Dotto, Video Village), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Nov 14 Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian politician and 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1992- 96), born in Cairo (d. 2016)
  • Nov 15 Francesco Rosi, Naples Italy, director (Lucky Luciano)
  • Nov 15 Giorgio Manganelli, writer
  • Nov 16 Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist (designed IMB mainframe), born in Flandreau, South Dakota (d. 2015)

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Nov 16 José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel laureate, born in Azinhaga, Santarém, Portugal (d. 2010)

Novelist José Saramago
José Saramago
  • Nov 17 Emile Noel, international civil servant
  • Nov 18 Luis Somoza Debayle, President of Nicaragua (1956-63), born in León, Nicaragua (d. 1967)
  • Nov 18 Viktor Afanasiev, editor (Pravda)
  • Nov 18 Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (d. 2004)
  • Nov 19 Stanley K Runcorn, British geophysicist (Doctor of Utrecht)
  • Nov 19 Yuri Knorozov, Russian epigrapher (d. 1999)
  • Nov 23 Manuel Fraga Iribarne, president of Spanish Galicia
  • Nov 25 Gloria Lasso, French-Spanish singer (d. 2005)

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Nov 26 Charles M. Schulz, Minneapolis MN, cartoonist (Peanuts), (d. 2000)

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Charles M. Schulz
  • Nov 28 Helen Kinney Copley, newspaper publisher
  • Nov 29 Benjamin Smit, Curacaos architect (St Elizabeth Hospital)

Divorces in History

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 13 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (55) divorces socialite Catherine Tobin after 33 years of marriage

Deaths in History

  • Nov 16 Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)
  • Nov 17 Robert Comtesse, Swiss Federal Councillor (b. 1847)
  • Nov 18 Marcel Proust, French author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51
  • Nov 21 Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican anarchist (b. 1874).