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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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.
- 1869In Dumbarton, Scotland, the clipper Cutty Sark is launched – one of the last clippers ever built, and the only one still surviving today.
- 1935The 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.
- 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.
- 1977British Airways inaugurates a regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
- 1988In Palmdale, California, the first prototype B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is revealed.
- 1989In West Beirut, a bomb explodes near the motorcade of Lebanese President Rene Moawad, killing him.
- 1990British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher withdraws from the Conservative Party leadership election, confirming the end of her premiership.
- 2005Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany.
Who were born on November 22?
- 1515Marie of Guise, Queen consort of James V of Scotland (d. 1560)
- 1710Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German composer (d. 1784)
- 1878Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II (d. 1918)
- 1897Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (d. 1989)
- 1938Henry C. Lee, Chinese-born American criminologist
- 1939Tom West, American computer engineer and industry executive
- 1948Stewart Graeme Guthrie, New Zealand Police officer (d. 1990)
- 1958Horse, Scottish singer and songwriter
- 1963Kennedy Pola, Samoan-born American pro football coach
- 1982Alasdair Duncan, Australian novelist
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