On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1919

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

A. E. Douglass establishes the relative dates of two archaeological sites using ancient wood samples, marking a major step forward in the dating of archaeological sites

Archaeologist and Astronomer A. E. Douglass
Archaeologist and Astronomer
A. E. Douglass

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Vanden Boeynants, Prime Minister of Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79), born in Forest, Belgium (d. 2001)
1919 Highlights

About May 22, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini