On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Nagrin, American modern dancer and choreographer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2008)
  • Georg Tintner, Austrian conductor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1999)
  • Jean-Louis Curtis [Albert Laffitte], French novelist (The Forests of the Night), born in Orthez, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France (d. 1995)
  • Nathan Davis, American actor (Dunston Checks In, Holes, Code of Silence), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2008)
1917 Highlights

About May 22, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini