On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1922

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row

Sharp Shooter Annie Oakley
Sharp Shooter
Annie Oakley
  • Treaty of Rapallo between the German Republic and Soviet Union a is signed in Italy, normalizing diplomatic relations with each side renouncing their territorial and financial claims against the other

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Samuel Youd, British sci-fi author (Tripods Trilogy), born in Huyton, Lancashire, England (d. 2012)
  • Eddie Bert, American bebop jazz trombonist, born in Yonkers, New York (d. 2012)
  • Kingsley Amis, English novelist (Lucky Jim, James Bond Dossier), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • Leo Tindemans, Belgian statesman, Prime Minister of Belgium (1974-78), born in Zwijndrecht, Belgium (d. 2014)
1922 Highlights

About April 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries