What Happened on November 16, 1922

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Pope Pius XI calls on Belgian people to unite

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist who designed the IBM mainframe, born in Flandreau, South Dakota (d. 2015)

José Saramago (1922-2010)

Portuguese writer, novelist (Blindness, The Gospel According to Jesus Christ) and Nobel laureate, born in Azinhaga, Santarém, Portugal

  • Royal Dano, American actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
Born in 1922

Famous Deaths

  • Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)

About November 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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