December 22

Births:

• Charpentier, Georges (1846-1905)

• Elizondo, Héctor (1936)

Primavesi, Mäda (1903-2000)

Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)

Racine, Jean (1639-1699)

Roman, Ruth (1922-1999)

Deaths:

• Guercino (1591-1666)

• McQueen, Butterfly (1911-1995)

• Scarano, Tecla (1894-1978)

• Serato, Massimo (1916-1989)