On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (d. 2004)
  • Luis Somoza Debayle, President of Nicaragua (1956-63), born in León, Nicaragua (d. 1967)
  • Marjorie Gestring, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Viktor Afanasiev, editor (Pravda)

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Proust, French intellectual and author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51