On This Day

Birthdays in History in September 1922

  • Sep 1 Melvin Laird, politician (Rep-R-Mich), US Secretary of Defense (1969-73), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2016)
  • Sep 2 Arthur Ashkin, American scientist (Nobel Prize for Physics 2018 Optical Tweezers), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 4 Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician, born in Vaxholm, Sweden (d. 1992)
  • Sep 7 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host, born in Paris (d. 2007)
  • Sep 8 Lyndon LaRouche, American presidential candidate (1980)
  • Sep 9 Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat
  • Sep 9 MacKenzie John, pipe major
  • Sep 9 Manolis Glezos, Greek politician and writer
  • Sep 9 Hans Dehmelt, German-born American physicist (Nobel Prize 1989), born in Gorlitz (d. 2017)
  • Sep 11 Charles Evers, American civil rights leader (1st Black mayor in Mississippi since Reconstruction), born in Decatur, Mississippi (d. 2020)
  • Sep 16 Marcel Mouloudji, French singer, born in Paris (d. 1994)
  • Sep 16 Guy Hamilton, British director (Goldfinger), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Sep 17 Agostinho Neto, 1st President of Angola (1975-79), born in Ícolo e Bengo, Portuguese Angola (d. 1979)
  • Sep 17 Naomi Datta, British geneticist and bacteriologist (pioneer in investigating the development of resistance to antibiotics by bacteria), born in London (d. 2008)
  • Sep 19 Damon Francis Knight, American sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier), born in Baker City, Oregon (d. 2002)
  • Sep 20 David Nicolson, British businessman and politician (Chairman of BTR Industries-1969), born in London (d. 1996)
  • Sep 21 Lee Hee-ho, Korean activist and first lady for her husband President Kim Dae-jung, born in Seoul, Japanese Korea (d. 2019)
  • Sep 22 Chen Ning Yang, China, US physicist/disproved parity (Nobel 1957)
  • Sep 23 Philip Owen Arnould Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator
  • Sep 24 David Lane, British Conservative politician and CEO (Commission for Racial Equality), born in London (d. 1998)
  • Sep 25 Hammer DeRoburt, First President of Nauru, born in Nauru (d. 1992)
  • Sep 26 Nicholas Romanov, French-born pretender to the Russian throne, born in Antibes, France (d. 2014)
  • Sep 27 Arthur Penn, director (Miracle Worker, Bonnie & Clyde), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 28 Phyllis Friend, chief nursing officer (DHSS)
  • Sep 30 Alan Stretton, Australian general

About September 1922

How Old? 98 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)