November 16, 1922 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)