On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur R. Hawkins, American naval aviator and flying ace (WW II, downed 14 Japanese planes), born in Zavalla, Texas (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • John Wanamaker, American merchant (Wanamakers Department Store), pioneer in marketing and Postmaster General, dies at 84