On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1922

Famous Birthdays

  • George Fullerton, South African cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51), born in Kensington, South Africa (d. 2002)
  • Jean Ritchie, American folk singer, born in Viper, Kentucky (d. 2015)
  • John B. McKay, American test pilot (X-15), born in Portsmouth, Virginia (d. 1975)
  • Lucian Freud, German-British artist (Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, Boy With a Rat), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2011)
1922 Highlights

About December 8, 1922

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 97 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius