Monday 11 December 1922
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1922). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
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..
What the sky looked like on 11 December 1922
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Which were the important events of 11 December 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)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Grace Paley: writer (1970 Arts and Letters Award).
- H C Westermann
- Horace Westermann: Los Angeles Writer.
- Vampira : Movie Actress.
- Dilip Kumar: Indian film actor known as Tragedy King, and described as "the ultimate method actor" by Satyajit Ray.
- Maila Nurmi: Finnish-American actress producer and screenwriter (d. 2008).
- Grigoris Bithikotsis: Greek singer-songwriter (d. 2005).
- HC Westermann: American artist, sculptor and print maker.
- End of the trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson at the Old Bailey. Both found guilty and sentenced to death.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1922 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Peerless Quartet
- The Dixie Highway - Aileen Stanley