On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Francis Knight, American sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier), born in Baker City, Oregon (d. 2002)
  • Dana Zátopková, Czech javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1952), born in Fryštát, Czechoslovakia
  • Emil Zátopek, Czech distance runner (4 x Olympic gold 1948, 52), born in Kopřivnice, Czech Republic (d. 2000)