On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1919

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 102 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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