On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Turkish troops chase Greeks out of Asia
  • 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 MD), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Marcel Mouloudji, French singer, born in Paris (d. 1994)