On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1922

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Howard Carter discovers tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt

Pharoah of Egypt Tutankhamun
Pharoah of Egypt
Archaeologist who Discovered Tutankhamun Howard Carter
Archaeologist who Discovered Tutankhamun
Howard Carter

Famous Birthdays

  • Benno Besson, Swiss actor and director (Der Arzt wider Willen), born in Yverdon-les-Bains, Vaud, Switzerland (d. 2006)
  • Fernand Bonnier de La Chapelle, French resistance fighter and assassin of Admiral of the Fleet and Vichy Prime Minister Fran├žois Darlan, born in Algiers, French Empire (d. 1942)
  • Poul Rovsing Olsen, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1982)
1922 Highlights

About November 4, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio