On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1922

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

José Saramago, Portuguese writer and Nobel laureate, born in Azinhaga, Santarém, Portugal (d. 2010)

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

Famous Deaths

  • Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)
1922 Highlights

About November 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 99 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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