On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1922

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Frederick Soddy wins the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (announced in 1922 due to a technicality)

Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy
Nobel Laureate Chemist
Frederick Soddy

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Porgy & Bess), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • Imre Lakatos, Hungarian philosopher, born in Debrecen, Hungary (d. 1974)
  • Raymond Devos, Belgian-French humorist, born in Mouscron, Belgium (d. 2006)
1922 Highlights

About November 9, 1922

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio