On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1922

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

British Labour party elects Ramsay MacDonald as leader

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald
  • Library Ave in Bronx named
  • Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEugene Stoner

Eugene Stoner, American firearms designer and inventor of the M16, born in Gosport, Indiana (d. 1997)

Inventor Eugene Stoner
Eugene Stoner
  • Fikret Amirov, Azerbaijani-Soviet composer (Azerbaijan Capriccio, Shur), born in Ganja, Azerbaijan (d. 1984)
1922 Highlights

About November 22, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius