What Happened on December 23, 1922

Historical Events

  • BBC Radio began daily newscasts

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XI pleas for peace: encyclical Ubi arcano

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Powell Bancroft, British senior civil servant, born in Barrow-in-Furness, England (d. 1996)
  • Micheline Ostermeyer, French athlete (Olympic gold shot put, discus; bronze high jump 1948), born in Rang-du-Fliers, Pas-de-Calais, France (d. 2001)
Born in 1922

About December 23, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn