On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1918

Historical Events

  • Grand Duke Frederik II, the last Grand Duke of Baden, resigns
  • King Albert I's triumphant procession through Brussels

Historic Event

Marshal Józef Piłsudski becomes 1st President (dictator) of Poland

  • Polish forces attack Jewish community of Lemberg (Lvov)

Famous Birthdays

  • Claiborne Pell, American writer, politician (US Senator (D) from Rhode Island, 1961-97), and sponsor of education grant legislation, born in NYC (d. 2009)
1918 Highlights

About November 22, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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