On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1913

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, first female Philippine Supreme Court Justice (d. 2006)
  • Gardnar Mulloy, American tennis player (5-time Grand Slam doubles champion), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2016)

Person of interestBenjamin Britten

[Edward] Benjamin Britten, English composer (The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Peter Grimes), born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England (d. 1976)

1913 Highlights

About November 22, 1913

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius