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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1886

1st national accountants' society in US formed (NYC)

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1887

Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indies mathematician (ã/Notebooks)

Birth
1888

Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron

Birth
1888

Heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain

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1889

Mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanon, playwright

Birth
1889

Minor Watson, Marianna AR, actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid)

Birth
1890

Harry Pollitt, chairman Brit communist (1956-60), dies

Death
1890

Mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm)

Birth
1890

Charles de Gaulle, Lille France, premier of France

Birth
1891

Edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent

Birth
1893

Johann Czerski, German chaplain, dies at 80

Death
1893

Benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91

Death
1894

-23] Dutch coast hit by hurricane

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1894

United States Golf Association forms (NYC)

Event
1894

French officer Alfred Dreyfus court-martialed for treason, triggers worldwide charges of anti-Semitism (Dreyfus later vindicated)

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1894

Debussy's "Pr‚lude … l'apres-midi d'un faune," premieres

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1896

Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, St Petersburg Russia, poet

Birth
1898

Lionel Charles Robbins, Middlesex England, economist

Birth
1899

Dwight L Moody, US evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement), dies

Death
1899

Wiley Post, Texas, aviation pioneer

Birth
1899

Hoagy Carmichael, Bloomington Ind, pianist/composer

Birth
1899

Gustaf Gruendgens, Duesseldorf Germany, actor/director (M)

Birth
1900

Alan Dudley Bush, composer pianist/teacher

Birth
1901

Andr‚ Kostelanetz, St Petersburg Russia, conductor (Lincoln Portrari)

Birth
1901

Joaquin Rodrigo, Spain, composer

Birth