On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1922

Historical Events

  • BBC broadcasts first British radio play "The Truth about Father Christmas"
  • London Coloseum opens

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAva Gardner

Ava Gardner, American actress (On the Beach, Night of the Iguana), born in Grabtown, North Carolina (d. 1990)

Actress Ava Gardner
Ava Gardner
  • Jonas Mekas, American avant garde filmmaker and film critic, born in Semeni┼íkiai, Lithuania (d. 2019)
1922 Highlights

About December 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn