Friday 22 December 1922
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ruth Roman and Jean Malaurie.
Peg o' My Heart, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while If Winter Comes by A.S.M. Hutchinson 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 22 December 1922 ?
- 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.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Ruth Roman: American actress and singer (d. 1999).
- Jean Malaurie
- Jacques Busse: French painter, historian and writer on the arts.
- Jim Wright: American soldier lawyer and politician 56th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 2015).
- Calder Willingham: Novelist / scriptwriter.
- Jack Brooks: American politician.
- James C Wright Jr (Representative-Democrat-Texas): Speaker of the House (1987-89).
- Belgian parliament rejects Dutch University in Ghent.
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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