Saturday 22 December 1923
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Heinz Bernard Lowenstein and Monique Berlioux.
Black Oxen, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 December 1923 ?
- 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)
- Heinz Bernard Lowenstein: Actor / director.
- Monique Berlioux: French swimming champion, an Olympian, a heroine during WWII and a journalist who became director of the International Olympics Committee (IOC).
- Piero Grosso: Italy sport Champion.
- Peregrine Worsthorne: English journalist and author.
- Arthur H Bird: Composer, dies at 67.
- Bill Ponsford and Edgar Mayne make 456 opening stand for Victoria in cricket.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1923 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- My Sweetie Went Away - Billy Murray & Ed Smalle
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