My dearest husband celebrated his double golden birthday on the 22nd. What a great man was born on December 22, 1972, Other news of that day:
December 22nd, 1972 : 14 survivors from a plane that crashed in the Argentine Andes over two months earlier, two of the survivors reached civilization yesterday after a 10 day trek to get help. The survivors had lived on chocolate bars, sweets and light food they found in luggage.
this was from www.thepeoplehistory.com/december22nd.html