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

  • 1823
    Joseph Smith, Jr. states he found the Golden plates on this date after being directed by God through the Angel Moroni to the place where they were buried.
  • 1888
    The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.
  • 1908
    The independence of Bulgaria is proclaimed.
  • 1910
    The Duke of York’s Picture House opens in Brighton, now the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
  • 1927
    Jack Dempsey loses the “Long Count” boxing match to Gene Tunney.
  • 1937
    Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.
  • 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.
  • 1975
    Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by Oliver Sipple.
  • 1991
    The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time by the Huntington Library.
  • 1993
    A Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154 is shot down by a missile in Sukhumi, Georgia.

Who were born on September 22?

  • 1791
    Michael Faraday, English scientist (d. 1867)
  • 1892
    Billy West (silent film actor), American silent film actor (d. 1975)
  • 1918
    Hans Scholl, German anti-Nazi activist (d. 1943)
  • 1924
    Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist
  • 1926
    Leila Hadley, American travel writer and socialite (d. 2009)
  • 1958
    Neil Cavuto, American television commentator
  • 1959
    Pope Michael, American anti-pope
  • 1976
    David Berkeley, American singer-songwriter
  • 1980
    Ray Foley, Irish radio personality
  • 1985
    Matteo Cavagna, Italian footballer

Who died on September 22?

  • 1520
    Selim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1465)
  • 1658
    Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (b. 1607)
  • 1662
    John Biddle, English theologian (b. 1615)
  • 1881
    Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman from Illinois (b. 1831)
  • 1973
    Paul Van Zeeland, Belgian economist and politician (b. 1893)
  • 1981
    Harry Warren, American composer and lyricist (b. 1893)
  • 1996
    Dorothy Lamour, American actress (b. 1914)
  • 2006
    Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player (b. 1950)
  • 2007
    Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923)
  • 2010
    Eddie Fisher, American singer (b. 1928)

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