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 266th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 9, 2020 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 26,678,880 minutes 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 ‘dihectahexacontahexagon’ day.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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 143 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 2,832 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

My Famous Birthday Ninja Do people and celebrities interest you? Discover all the September 22 famous birthdays who share your special day. Learn some fun facts about your birthday! (Sponsored link)

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

  • 66
    Roman Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.
  • 1586
    Battle of Zutphen: Spanish victory over the English and Dutch.
  • 1896
    Queen Victoria surpasses her grandfather King George III as the longest reigning monarch in British history.
  • 1939
    Joint victory parade of Wehrmacht and Red Army in Brest-Litovsk at the end of the Invasion of Poland.
  • 1955
    In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
  • 1957
    In Haiti, Francois Duvalier is elected president.
  • 1975
    Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by Oliver Sipple.
  • 1993
    A barge strikes a railroad bridge near Mobile, Alabama, causing the deadliest train wreck in Amtrak history. 47 passengers are killed.
  • 2003
    David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.
  • 2011
    CERN scientists announce their discovery of neutrinos breaking the speed of light

Who were born on September 22?

  • 1905
    Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • 1907
    Hermann Schlichting, German fluid dynamics engineer (d. 1982)
  • 1918
    Hans Scholl, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)
  • 1920
    Eric Baker, British human rights activist (d. 1976)
  • 1964
    Juha Turunen, Finnish politician turned criminal
  • 1967
    Kim Watkins, Australian television presenter
  • 1967
    Rickard Rydell, Swedish racing driver
  • 1975
    Roberto Flores, Chicano rapper and music producer
  • 1981
    Ashley Eckstein, American film and television actress
  • 1981
    Subaru Shibutani, Japanese singer (Kanjani8)

Who died on September 22?

  • 1072
    Ouyang Xiu, Chinese historian and scholar-official (b. 1007)
  • 1399
    Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1366)
  • 1554
    Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer (b. 1510)
  • 1777
    John Bartram, American botanist (b. 1699)
  • 1913
    Tôn Thất Thuyết, the leading mandarin of Vietnam’s Nguyễn Dynasty (b. 1839)
  • 1973
    Paul Van Zeeland, Belgian economist and politician (b. 1893)
  • 2002
    Jan de Hartog, Dutch-born writer (b. 1914)
  • 2004
    Pete Schoening, American mountaineer (b. 1927)
  • 2006
    Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player (b. 1950)
  • 2007
    Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923)

Coffee Love Holy Toledo! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters DACTNUED? Check your answers here: Word search DACTNUED. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)