About November 22

November 22, 2022 is the 326th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 39 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Scorpio is the sun 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 61 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 22

  • 498
    After the death of Anastasius II, Symmachus is elected Pope in the Lateran Palace, while Laurentius is elected Pope in Santa Maria Maggiore.
  • 845
    The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon.
  • 1307
    Pope Clement V issues the papal bull Pastoralis Praeeminentiae which instructed all Christian monarchs in Europe to arrest all Templars and seize their assets.
  • 1573
    The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded.
  • 1812
    War of 1812: 17 Indiana Rangers are killed at the Battle of Wild Cat Creek.
  • 1858
    Denver, Colorado is founded.
  • 1864
    American Civil War: Sherman’s March to the Sea: Confederate General John Bell Hood invades Tennessee in an unsuccessful attempt to draw Union General William T. Sherman from Georgia.
  • 1935
    The China Clipper, the first transpacific mail and passenger service, takes off from Alameda, California for its first commercial flight. It reaches its destination, Manila, a week later.
  • 1940
    World War II: Following the initial Italian invasion, Greek troops counterattack into Italian-occupied Albania and capture Korytsa.
  • 1942
    World War II: Battle of Stalingrad – General Friedrich Paulus sends Adolf Hitler a telegram saying that the German 6th army is surrounded.
  • 1943
    Lebanon gains independence from France.
  • 1943
    World War II: War in the Pacific – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek meet in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss ways to defeat Japan (see Cairo Conference)
  • 1954
    The Humane Society of the United States is founded.
  • 1963
    In Dallas, Texas, US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and Texas Governor John B. Connally is seriously wounded. Suspect Lee Harvey Oswald is later captured and charged with the murder of both the President and police officer J. D. Tippit. Oswald is shot two days later by Jack Ruby while in police custody.
  • 1973
    The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
  • 1975
    Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
  • 1987
    Two Chicago television stations are hijacked by an unknown pirate dressed as Max Headroom.
  • 1988
    In Palmdale, California, the first prototype B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is revealed.
  • 1995
    Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
  • 2005
    Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.

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