Tuesday 22 December 1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marius F and Max Bill.
Animated Matches, directed by mile Cohl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 December 1908 ?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Marius F: Duintjer Dutch architect.
- Max Bill: Swiss painter, abstract sculptor and architect, the author of "Continuity.
- Giovanni Bonelli: Italian cartoonist, creator of Tex Willer.
- Giacomo Manzu: Italian sculptor who revived the ancient tradition of creating sculptural bronze doors for ecclesiastical buildings in the mid-20th century.
- Giacomo Manzù: Italian sculptor and academic (d. 1991).
- Marie Jungius Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer: dies at age 44.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Herd Girl's Dream - George Stehl, Marshall Lufsky & Paul Surth
- There's No Moon Like the Honeymoon - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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