Who Was Born Today – December 22 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – December 22 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on December 22
1856 Frank Kellogg, U.S. Secretary of State who tried to outlaw war with the Kellogg-Briand Pact.
1858 Giacomo Puccini, Italian operatic composer best known for Madam Butterfly.
1883 Arthur Wergs Mitchell, first African-American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
1912 Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, wife of US President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
1921 Hawkshaw Hawkins (Harold Hawkins), country singer; he died along with country stars Patsy Cline and Cowboy Copas when the small plane that was carrying them crashed in 1963.
1945 Diane Sawyer, journalist; anchor of ABC World News.
1949 Robin and Maurice Gibb, singers, songwriters; co-founders of the Bee Gees band.
1946 Rick Nielsen, musician, vocalist, primary songwriter of the band Cheap Trick.
1951 Charles de Lint, author; helped popularize the urban fantasy genre; received World Fantasy Award (2000) for the collection Moonlight and Vines.
1951 Major-General Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster, owner of the property company Grosvenor Group.

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