Monday 22 December 1924
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Geraldine Page in Kirksville and Frank Corsaro.
Peter Pan, directed by Herbert Brenon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while So Big by Edna Ferber 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 1924 ?
- 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)
- Geraldine Page in Kirksville: Missouri, USA; actress (Interiors, Beguiled).
- Frank Corsaro: New York harbor, opera director.
- Alvin Hall becomes director of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1924 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bagdad - Paul Specht & His Hotel Alamac Orchestra
- Doodle-Doo-Doo - Eddie Cantor
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