Monday December 11, 1922
US date format: 12/11/1922, UK date format: 11/12/1922
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 11, 1922). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Bonar Law (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Grace Paley and H C Westermann.
The Making of a Man, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 11, 1922?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- End of the trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson at the Old Bailey. Both found guilty and sentenced to death.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 11, 1922?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Aileen Stanley - The Dixie Highway
- Peerless Quartet - Way Down Yonder in New Orleans