April 22: Day of the Week
April 22, 2019 is the 112nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 253 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 22 Historical Event(s)
- 238Year of the Six Emperors: The Roman Senate outlaws emperor Maximinus Thrax for his bloodthirsty proscriptions in Rome and nominates two of its members, Pupienus and Balbinus, to the throne.
- 1912Tsinghua University, one of mainland China’s leading universities, is founded.
- 1944The 1st Air Commando Group using Sikorsky R-4 helicopters stage the first use of helicopters in combat with CSAR operations in the China-Burma-India theater.
- 1964The 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair opens for its first season.
- 1983The German magazine Der Stern claims that the “Hitler Diaries” had been found in wreckage in East Germany; the diaries are subsequently revealed to be forgeries.
- 1997Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria – 93 villagers killed.
- 2000The Big Number Change takes place in the United Kingdom.
- 2003Election of the fifth Caliph of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
- 2004Two fuel trains collide in Ryongchon, North Korea, killing up to 150 people.
- 2006243 people are injured in pro-democracy protest in Nepal after Nepali security forces open fire on protesters against King Gyanendra.
Who were born on April 22?
- 1451Isabella I of Castile (d. 1504)
- 1816Charles Denis Bourbaki, French general (d. 1897)
- 1891Laura Gilpin, American photographer (d. 1979)
- 1965Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1968Bimbo Coles, American basketball player
- 1973Christopher Sabat, American voice actor
- 1978Ezekiel Jackson, Guyanese professional wrestler
- 1982David Purcey, American baseball player
- 1986Dušan Šakota, Serbian-Greek basketball player
- 1990Eve Muirhead, Scottish curler
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