All About December 22nd

All About December 22nd

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

December 22nd Holidays

  • Abilities Day
    On December 22nd we honor those with with disabilities and their caregivers. Learn more at:
  • Forefathers’ Day
    Forefathers Day celebrates the anniversary of the first-ever pilgrims landing in Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts in 1620. Learn more.
  • National Cookie Exchange Day
    Get out your favorite holiday recipes today because it’s time for a cookie exchange! Arrange a cookie exchange with some folks or drop cookies off at your neighbors, schools, workplaces and hopefully some will return the favor to you!
  • National Date Nut Bread Day
    Today on December 22nd we celebrate Date Nut Bread, so if you haven’t tried it, here is a recipe for you!

December 22nd’s Horoscope sign is Capricorn

Time period: December 21 – January 20

Element: Earth
Ruling planet: Saturn
Symbol: Sea-Goat
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Birthstone: Garnet
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Solid, Stable, Traditional, Loves Quality.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Issac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson.

December 22nd Trivia

  • 1135 – Stephen of Blois becomes King of England.
  • 1891 – Asteroid 323 Brucia becomes the first asteroid discovered using photography.
  • 1937 – The Lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic in New York City. Lincoln Tunnel New Jersey Entrance
  • 1945 – Diane Sawyer, American journalist was born in Glasgow, KY.
  • 1946 – The Yearling was the #1 movie.
  • 1957 – Raintree County was the #1 movie.
  • 1967 – The song, “Daydream Believer,” by The Monkees was the #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards.
  • 1970 – Ted Cruz, United States Senator was born in Calgary, Canada.
  • 1975 – “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” starring Jack Nicholson was the #1 movie.
  • 1984 – The movie, “Beverly Hill’s Cop,” starring Eddie Murphy was the #1 movie.
  • 1989 – Jordin Sparks, American singer-songwriter who gained fame after winning the sixth season of American Idol was born in Phoenix, AZ.
  • 1989 – “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” starring Chevy Chase and Beverly Di Angelo. was the #1 Movie. 150426 Meghan Trainor
  • 1991 – Michael Jackson’s song, “Black or White,” was #1 on the Hot 100 Billboard.
  • 1993 – Meghan Trainor, American singer-songwriter was born in Nantucket, MA.
  • 1994 – The song, “Here Comes The Hotstepper,” by  Ini Kamoze was the #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard.
  • 2002 – The movie, “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,” was the #1 movie.
  • 2014 – Joe Cocker, English singer-songwriter passes away from lung cancer in Crawford, Colorado, at the age of 70.
  • 2016 – A study finds the VSV-EBOV vaccine against the Ebola virus between 70-100% effective, and thus making it the first proven vaccine against the disease.
  • 2019 – #SNLEddieMurphy trending on Twitter after Eddie Murphy makes an appearance on Saturday Night Live after 35 years.

December Holidays and Observances

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