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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1913

Benjamin Britten, Suffolk England, opera composer

Birth
1915

Organized baseball and Federal League sign a peace treaty at Cincinnati

Event
1915

Federal Baseball League disolved

Event
1917

Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67

Death
1917

Gene Rayburn, Christopher Ill, TV game show host (Match Game)

Birth
1917

Piet De Somer, Belgian rector (U of Leuven)

Birth
1917

Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack

Event
1917

Andrew Fielding Huxley, London England, physiologist (Nobel 1963)

Birth
1918

Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter, dies at 83

Death
1918

Frankie Darro, Chicago IL, actor (Radio Ranch, Valley of Wanted Men)

Birth
1918

William Kennedy, baseball player

Birth
1919

Government of Ireland Act of Power (Home Rule for Ireland)

Event
1919

US deports 250 alien radicals, including anarchist Emma Goldman

Event
1921

Robert Frank Kurka, composer

Birth
1921

Hawkshaw Hawkins, Huntington WV, country singer (Ozark Jubilee)

Birth
1922

Barbara Billingsley, LA Calif, actress (June-Leave it to Beaver)

Birth
1922

Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent

Event
1922

Calder Willingham, novelist/scriptwriter

Birth
1922

James C Wright Jr, (Rep-D-Texas), Speaker of House (1987-89)

Birth
1923

Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director

Birth
1923

Bill Ponsford and Edgar Mayne make 456 opening stand for Vict

Event
1923

Arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67

Death
1924

Geraldine Page, Kirksville Mo, actress (Interiors, Beguiled)

Birth
1924

Babe Dye of NHL's Toronto St Patricks scores 5 goals beat Bruins 10-2

Event
1924

Frank Corsaro, NY harbor, opera director

Birth