Saturday 16 December 1922
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Chany and Betty Collins.
Peg o' My Heart, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1922 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Pierre Chany: French cycling journalist, who covered the Tour de France 49 times and was for a long time the main cycling writer for the daily newspaper, L'Équipe.
- Betty Collins: American astrologer practicing in California in the '80s.
- William Duncan: Scottish businessman, a company executive for Imperial Chemical Industry, I.C.
- Cy Leslie: American record producer founded Pickwick Records (d. 2008).
- Gabriel Narutowicz first President of Poland (December 7-16: 1922), assassinated.
- Mutual Association of Eastern Colored Baseball Clubs formally organizes.
- President of Poland Gabriel Narutowicz is assassinated by Eligiusz Niewiadomski at the Zacheta Gallery in Warsaw.
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
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