Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 22. From 1900 until now.
December 22 is under the sign of Capricorn.
Famous birthdays on this day include Vanessa Paradis (1972), Ralph Fiennes (1962) and Pamela Courson (1946).
Several movies were released around December 22 over the years, such as The General in 1926 directed by Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton and Andrei Rublev in 1966 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.
But much more happened on December 22 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 22 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 22?
- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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- 2018 Somali Civil War: A car bomb near the presidential palace in Mogadishu kills at least 16 people and injures more than 20 others. (The Guardian)
- 2017 Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): After 1,000 days of civil war in Yemen, eight million people are at risk of starvation. (BBC)
- 2016 Syrian Civil War, Battle of Aleppo (2012–16): The Syrian Army says it is now in full control of the city of Aleppo following the evacuation of the last group of rebels to the Idlib Governorate. (BBC)
- 2015 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017), Battle of Ramadi: The Iraqi Army advances into the center of Ramadi, the latest development in the effort, which began in November, to regain the city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2016 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2015 Adele - Hello
- 2014 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2013 Eminem - The Monster
- 2012 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2011 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2010 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2009 Jay-Z - Empire State Of Mind
- 2008 T.I. - Live Your Life
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Which were the most popular books released around December 22 over the years?
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This day over the years in 30 sec.
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