On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1922

Historical Events

  • 14 republics form Union of Soviet Socialistic Republics (USSR)
  • Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president

Famous Birthdays

  • Charita Bauer, American actress (The Guiding Light, Aldrich Family), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1985)
  • Denny Vaughan, Canadian pianist, singer, arranger and orchestra leader (The Smothers Brothers Show; Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1972) [1]
  • George Roy Hill, American film director (Slap Shot, Little Drummer Girl, Little Romance), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
1922 Highlights

About December 20, 1922

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius