On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • BBC Radio began daily newscasts
  • Pope Pius XI pleas for peace: encyclical Ubi arcano

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Powell Bancroft, civil servant
  • Micheline Ostermeyer, French shot-put/discus thrower (Olympic gold 1948)