On This Day

Sports Stars Born in November 1922

  • Nov 8 Ademir de Menezes, Brazilian footballer (Brazil national team 1945-53), born in Recife, Brazil (d. 1996)
  • Nov 18 Marjorie Gestring, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1936) (d. 1992)
  • Nov 21 Abe Lemons, American basketball coach, born in Ryan, Oklahoma (d. 2002)

Eugene Stoner

Nov 22 Eugene Stoner, American firearms designer and inventor of the M16, born in Gosport, Indiana (d. 1997)

  • Nov 26 Étienne Gailly, Belgian long distance runner (famous Olympic bronze finish 1948), born in Beringen, Belgium (d. 1971)
  • Nov 29 Minnie Minoso, Cuban baseball left-fielder (9-time MLB All Star; Gold Glove Award 1957, 59, 60; Chicago WS), born in Perico, Cuba (d. 2015)

About November 1922

How Old? 99 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)