What happened this day in history September 22

What are the important events that happened on September 22? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 22: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 22 is the 265th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 9, 2022 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,663,804,800 seconds 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 ‘dihectahexacontapentagon’ day.

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Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 122 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 3,562 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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September 22: This Day In History

It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.

September 22 Historical Events

  • 1236
    The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule.
  • 1598
    English playwright Ben Jonson kills an actor in a duel and is indicted for manslaughter.
  • 1776
    Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
  • 1866
    Battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
  • 1885
    Lord Randolph Churchill makes a speech in Ulster in opposition to Home Rule.
  • 1941
    World War II: On Jewish New Year Day, the German SS murder 6,000 Jews in Vinnytsya, Ukraine. Those are the survivors of the previous killings that took place a few days earlier in which about 24,000 Jews were executed.
  • 1955
    In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
  • 1965
    The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 (also known as the Second Kashmir War) between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire.
  • 1995
    Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
  • 2003
    David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.

Who were born on September 22?

  • 1547
    Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
  • 1891
    Hans Albers, German actor and singer (d. 1960)
  • 1892
    Billy West (silent film actor), American silent film actor (d. 1975)
  • 1905
    Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • 1924
    Charles Keeping, British illustrator (d. 1988)
  • 1936
    Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
  • 1958
    Andrea Bocelli, Italian tenor
  • 1959
    Tai Babilonia, American figure skater
  • 1965
    Andy Cairns, Irish musician
  • 1979
    Swin Cash, American basketball player

Who died on September 22?

  • 1253
    Dogen, Japanese Zen Buddhist (b. 1200)
  • 1539
    Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism (b. 1469)
  • 1662
    John Biddle, English theologian (b. 1615)
  • 1956
    Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
  • 1992
    Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
  • 2004
    Pete Schoening, American mountaineer (b. 1927)
  • 2004
    Ray Traylor (The Big Boss Man), American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 2006
    Edward Albert, American actor (b. 1951)
  • 2007
    Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923)
  • 2008
    Thomas Doerflein, German Zookeeper (b. 1963)

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