On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1922

Historical Events

  • Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Luis Somoza Debayle, President of Nicaragua (1956-63), born in León, Nicaragua (d. 1967)
  • Marjorie Gestring, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1936) (d. 1992)
  • Viktor Afanasyev, Soviet politician and editor (Pravda), born in Aktamysh, Tatar A.S.S.R., Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Proust, French intellectual and author (Recherche du Temps Perdu), dies at 51
1922 Highlights

About November 18, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio