November 22: Day of the Week
November 22, 2019 is the 326th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 39 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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Here’s the November calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac 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.
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November 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1574Discovery of the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile.
- 1635Dutch colonial forces on Taiwan launch a pacification campaign against native villages, resulting in Dutch control of the middle and south of the island.
- 1864American 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.
- 1928The premier performance of Ravel’s Boléro takes place in Paris.
- 1954The Humane Society of the United States is founded.
- 1974The United Nations General Assembly grants the Palestine Liberation Organization observer status.
- 1977British Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
- 1995Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
- 1997In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.
- 2004In Global governance, Decision o916-d1 adopted as mission statement: 'To create an accepted framework for all humankind, that is self-regulating and which enables every person to achieve their fullest potential in harmony with the world and its place in existence.'
Who were born on November 22?
- 1635Francis Willughby, English biologist (d. 1672)
- 1877Joan Gamper, Swiss businessman (d. 1930)
- 1878Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II (d. 1918)
- 1902Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, French general (d. 1947)
- 1941Jesse Colin Young, American musician
- 1946Aston Barrett, Jamaican musician (The Wailers Band)
- 1960Léos Carax, French film director
- 1963Corinne Russell, British actress
- 1963Tony Mowbray, English footballer and manager
- 1983Peter Ramage, English footballer
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