THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 2212


This day in #history 2212
DECEMBER 22ND

1988 – South Africa signs accord granting independence to South West Africa

1989 – Chad adopts its Constitution

1990 – Lech Walesa sworn in as Poland ‘s 1st
popularly elected president

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1819 – George Eliot, England, Victorian novelist
(Adam Bede

1862 – Connie Mack , East Brookfield, Massachusetts , HOF baseball executive / manager ( Phila A’ s 1900- 1950) , ( d. 1956)

1949 – Robin Gibb, Manchester England, rocker (Bee Gees- Saturday Night Fever) , (d . 2012 )

FAMOUS DEATHS

1603 – Mehmed III , Sultan of the Ottoman Empire ( b. 1566) Reigned 1595 -1603 .

FAMOUS WEDDING

2000 – Pop singer Madonna (42) weds film director Guy Ritchie (32) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

2011 – ” Big Bang Theory” Indian actor Kunal Nayyar (30) weds Miss India 2006 winner Neha Kapur (28 ) in New Delhi , India

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