On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1922

Historical Events

  • AT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Freeman, American musician (Raunchy), pianist and arranger, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 1970)
1922 Highlights

About August 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo