On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday

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, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1845)