Saturday 22 December 1945
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Diane Sawyer in Glasgow and Joris J C Voorhoeve Dutch Defense minister (1994-.
Scarlet Street, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945
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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)
- Diane Sawyer in Glasgow: Kentucky, USA; newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC Prime Time).
- Joris J C Voorhoeve Dutch Defense minister (1994-: VVD).
- Sibrand Schepel: Dutch physician, a plastic surgeon who specializes in sex-change operations.
- Diane Sawyer: News Anchor.
- Frances Lannon: English historian and academic.
- Otto Neurath: Austrian sociologist and philosopher (d. 1945).
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