On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1922

Historical Events

  • Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent

Famous Birthdays

  • Stanley Keith Runcorn, British geophysicist (pioneering studies of paleomagnetism provided early evidence in support of the theory of continental drift), born in Southport, Lancashire, England (d. 1995)
  • Yuri Knorozov, Russian epigrapher (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Bacon, American playwright, actor and author (Lightnin'), dies from a heart attack at 58
1922 Highlights

About November 19, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio