What are the important events that happened on November 22? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
November 22: Facts & Myths About This Day
November 22 is the 326th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 39 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 9, 2023 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 472,392 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.
Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectaicosahexagon’ day.
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 80 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.
The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,988 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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November 22 Historical Events
Dutch colonial forces on Taiwan launch a pacification campaign against native villages, resulting in Dutch control of the middle and south of the island.
Canadian journalist and politician William Lyon Mackenzie calls for a rebellion against the United Kingdom in his essay “To the People of Upper Canada”, published in his newspaper The Constitution.
In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched – one of the last clippers ever built, and the only one still surviving today.
The Congress of Monastir establishes the Albanian alphabet.
World War II: Following the initial Italian invasion, Greek troops counterattack into Italian-occupied Albania and capture Korytsa.
The Humane Society of the United States is founded.
UN Security Council Resolution 242 is adopted by the UN Security Council, establishing a set of the principles aimed at guiding negotiations for an Arab-Israeli peace settlement.
The United Nations General Assembly grants the Palestine Liberation Organization observer status.
Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
Mike Tyson defeats Trevor Berbick to become youngest Heavyweight champion in boxing history.
Who were born on November 22?
Robert Cavelier de La Salle, French explorer (d. 1687)
Andreas Hofer, Austrian innkeeper and politician (d. 1810)
Endre Ady, Hungarian poet (d. 1919)
Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, Filipino jurist (d. 2006)
Guion Bluford, American astronaut
Tom Freston, American television executive
Paloma San Basilio, Spanish singer
Radomir Antić, Serbian football manager
Marvan Atapattu, Sri Lankan cricketeer
Chris Doran, Irish singer
Who died on November 22?
John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1630)
Blackbeard (Edward Teach), British pirate (b. 1680)
Manuel Pérez y Curis, Uruguayan poet (b. 1884)
Darvish Khan, Iranian musician (b. 1872)
William Bradford Huie, American writer (b. 1910)
María Casares, Spanish-born French actress (b. 1922)
Mark Lenard, American actor (b. 1924)
Mary Kay Ash, American entrepreneur (b. 1915)
Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (b. 1920)
Pat Dobson, American baseball player (b. 1942)
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