On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Black Renaissance begins Harlem NY
  • George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly" premieres in NYC
  • Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Narz, American TV game show host (Dotto, Video Village), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2008)
  • Madeleine Sherwood, Canadian actress (Mother Superior - Flying Nun), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)
  • Oskar Werner, Austrian film actor and director (The Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1984)

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (55) divorces socialite Catherine Tobin after 33 years of marriage