Wednesday 22 December 1937
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marco J and Charlotte Lamb.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, directed by William Cottrell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
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- 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)
- Marco J: de Castro; Dutch Antillian politician.
- Charlotte Lamb: English author (d. 2000).
- Eduard Uspensky: Russian author poet and playwright.
- Ken Whitmore: English author and playwright.
- Lincoln Tunnel (New York City, New York) opens to traffic.
- The Lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic in New York City.
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