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  • Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 22, 1850

    Abraham Lincoln

    William Wallace Lincoln

    Springfield, Illinois, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 22, 1850

    Lincoln's third son, "Willie" Lincoln was born on December 21, 1850, and died of a fever at the White House on February 20, 1862.




  • U.S.
    Friday Dec 22, 1989

    Audrey Hepburn

    Always

    U.S.
    Friday Dec 22, 1989

    Audrey had finished her last motion picture role—a cameo appearance as an angel in Steven Spielberg's Always (1989).




  • United States Capitol, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 22, 2010

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

    United States Capitol, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 22, 2010

    On December 22, 2010, the United States Congress passed the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. It allocated $4.2 billion to create the World Trade Center Health Program, which provides testing and treatment for people suffering from long-term health problems related to the 9/11 attacks.




  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 22, 2016

    Shaquille O'Neal

    The Heat eventually retired O'Neal's jersey

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 22, 2016

    The Heat eventually retired O'Neal's jersey on December 22, 2016, during halftime of a game against his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers. On February 26, 2016, the Miami Heat announced that it would retire O'Neal's No. 32 jersey during the 2016–17 season, making O'Neal one of just 32 athletes in American professional sports history to have their jersey retired by multiple teams.




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