On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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