On This Day: December 22nd
This is 356th day of the year and 9 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—24 Kislev 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 27th day of the 11th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1912–2007, Businessperson, Wife of Lyndon Johnson.
Edwin Arlington Robinsonpoet
James Oglethorpefounder of the American colony of Georgia
Diane Sawyertelevision journalist
Giacomo Puccinicomposer of operas
Dame Peggy Ashcroftactress
Thomas Wentworth Higginsonabolitionist
Connie Mackbaseball player and manager
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.