Friday 8 December 1922
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lucian Freud and Simon Hantaï.
A Blind Bargain, directed by Wallace Worsley, 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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- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
- R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
- Italy - In Milan, the opera season starts.
- Buddhism - The Enlightenment of Gautama Buddha
- Afflux (50 Aftermath) (Discordianism)
- Lucian Freud: German-English painter and illustrator (d. 2011).
- Simon Hantaï
- Christiane Piot Vasse
- Marius Eriksen: Norwegian skier, fighter pilot, model and actor.
- Joaquin Vargas Gene: Costa Rican journalist who also served as a teacher, lawyer, farmer and public servant.
- Christiane Vasse: French parapsychologist who, as a charter member of the Parapsychology Association, held an interest in clairvoyance and the physiology of mediumship.
- Jean Ritchie: American singer-songwriter (d. 2015).
- John B McKay: US test pilot (X-15).
- John B: (Jack) McKay US test pilot (X-15).
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