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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1902

Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist, dies at 62

Death
1902

Jacques-Philippe Leclerc, France, WW II hero (liberator of Paris)

Birth
1902

Joe Adonis, Italy, American crime-syndicate boss in NY and NJ

Birth
1903

Marc Lavry, composer

Birth
1903

H Keffer Hartline, US, biophysicist (Nobel 1967)

Birth
1903

Barbara Moore, doctor, walked across US in 86 days in 1960

Birth
1904

Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, Lyon France, physicist (Nobel 1970)

Birth
1905

Pierre Brasseur, [Espinasse], French actor (Enfants du Paradis)

Birth
1905

Kenneth Rexroth, US, poet/critic/translator (Birds in the Bush)

Birth
1907

Saint-Sa‰ns/Fokines ballet "Le Cygne," premieres in St Petersburg

Event
1907

Yoshio Hasegawa, composer

Birth
1907

Peggy Ashcroft, Croydon England, actress (Dear Brutus, Happy Days)

Birth
1908

Marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44

Death
1908

Marius F Duintjer, Dutch architect

Birth
1908

Giacomo Manz£, Italy, sculptor (St Peter, Laurenskerk, Lenin Prize)

Birth
1908

Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician (Ruban Sans Fin)

Birth
1909

Alan Carney, [David Boughal], Brooklyn NY, actor (Zombies on Broadway)

Birth
1910

US postal savings stamps 1st issued

Event
1910

Richard Ainley, Middlesex England, actor (I Dood It, Above Suspicion)

Birth
1911

Grote Reber, US, astronomer (1st parabolic radio telescope)

Birth
1912

Claudia A "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson, 1st lady (1963-1969)

Birth
1912

Henry Armstrong, held feather/light/welterweight boxing titles (1938)

Birth
1912

Doris Duke, NYC, heiress (American Tobacco Co)

Birth
1913

Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69

Death
1913

Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller

Birth