November 22: Day of the Week
November 22, 2020 is the 327th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 39 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 1718Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as “Blackbeard”) is killed in battle with a boarding party led by Royal Navy Lieutenant Robert Maynard.
- 1812War of 1812: 17 Indiana Rangers are killed at the Battle of Wild Cat Creek.
- 1837Canadian journalist and politician William Lyon Mackenzie calls for a rebellion against the United Kingdom in his essay “To the People of Upper Canada”, published in his newspaper The Constitution.
- 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.
- 1869In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched – one of the last clippers ever built, and the only one still surviving today.
- 1969In American football, the University of Michigan upset Ohio State University, 24-12, in Bo Schembechler’s first season as Michigan’s head coach. The win set off the 10 Year War between Schembechler and Ohio State’s Woody Hayes. (See also Michigan-Ohio State rivalry).
- 1975Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
- 1986Mike Tyson defeats Trevor Berbick to become youngest Heavyweight champion in boxing history.
- 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.'
- 2005Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
Who were born on November 22?
- 1897Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (d. 1989)
- 1902Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1990)
- 1913Benjamin Britten, British composer (d. 1976)
- 1917Andrew Fielding Huxley, British scientist, Nobel laureate
- 1923Arthur Hiller, Canadian film director
- 1959Frank McAvennie, Scottish footballer
- 1965Peter Safran, British-born American film producer and talent agent
- 1968Rasmus Lerdorf, Greenlandic computer programmer
- 1970Stel Pavlou, British novelist
- 1981Seweryn Gancarczyk, Polish footballer
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