On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Lessing, Iranian novelist (Adore, Memoirs of a Survivor, Golden Notebook), born in Kermanshah, Iran (d. 2013)
  • Kathleen Ankers, American scenic designer (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Frederick Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man), dies at 30
1919 Highlights

About October 22, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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