Wednesday 16 August 1922US date format: 8/16/1922, UK date format: 16/8/1922
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1922). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louis E Lomax and Lukas Foss.
Just Tony, directed by Lynn Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
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- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Lukas Foss: Composer.
- Louis E Lomax: Author.
- Gene Woodling: American baseball player, and outfielder...
- James Casey: English comedian radio scriptwriter and...
- Ernie Freeman: American pianist and bandleader (d....
- AT&T radio station WBAY becomes WEAF (NYC)