On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1922

Day of the Week: Sunday

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)