What Happened on December 24, 1922

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Ava GardnerAva Gardner (1922-1990)

American actress (On the Beach, Night of the Iguana), born in Grabtown, North Carolina

  • 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? 100 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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