What Happened on September 16, 1922

Historical Events

  • Turkish troops chase Greeks out of Asia

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Germantown CC, Philadelphia: Bill Tilden wins third straight US singles title; beats fellow American Bill Johnston 4-6, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Hamilton, British director (Goldfinger), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Janis Paige, American actress (Lanigan's Rabbi; Trapper John, M.D.}, born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Marcel Mouloudji, French singer, born in Paris (d. 1994)
Born in 1922

About September 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo