What Happened on November 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 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)

Person of interestJosé Saramago

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

Novelist José Saramago
José Saramago
  • 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)