On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1922

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber agrees to 48 hour work week (was 45 hrs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerda Boyesen, Norwegian-born body psychotherapist (d. 2005)
  • GMcC Kitson, British principal (Central School of Speech/Drama)
  • Kai Winding, Danish-American Jazz musician and trombonist (Georgia On My Mind), born in Aarhus, Denmark (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, French physician (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), dies at 76
1922 Highlights

About May 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus