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 French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1635Dutch colonial forces on Taiwan launch a pacification campaign against native villages, resulting in Dutch control of the middle and south of the island.
- 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.
- 1928The premier performance of Ravel’s Boléro takes place in Paris.
- 1943World 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)
- 1954The Humane Society of the United States is founded.
- 1973The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
- 1975Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
- 1977British Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
- 1997In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest.
- 2005Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
Who were born on November 22?
- 1873L.S. Amery, British politician (d. 1955)
- 1902Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, French general (d. 1947)
- 1904Louis Néel, French physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)
- 1923Dika Newlin, American composer and singer (d. 2006)
- 1941Jesse Colin Young, American musician
- 1947Paloma San Basilio, Spanish singer
- 1955James Edwards, American basketball player
- 1961Stephen Hough, British concert pianist
- 1965Mads Mikkelsen, Danish actor
- 1967Bart Veldkamp, Dutch-born Belgian speed skater
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