Saturday 7 January 1922, Orthodox Christmas
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal and Vincent Gardenia.
Foolish Wives, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1922 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Jean-Pierre [Louis] Rampal: Marseilles, France -- Flautist.
- Vincent Gardenia: Naples, Italy -- Actor (All in the Family, LA Law).
- Jean-Pierre Rampal: French flutist whose work brought the flute into prominence as a concert instrument, showing its versatility as a solo instrument as well.
- Alvin Dark: American baseball player and manager (d. 2014).
- Eric Jupp: British-born Australian composer, arranger, conductor (d. 2003).
- Antonio Scontrino composer: dies at age 71.
- Dail Eireann ratifies the Anglo-Irish Treaty by a 64-57 vote.
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