November 22: Day of the Week
November 22, 2023 is the 326th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 39 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 1307Pope Clement V issues the papal bull Pastoralis Praeeminentiae which instructed all Christian monarchs in Europe to arrest all Templars and seize their assets.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1963In Dallas, Texas, US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated and Texas Governor John B. Connally is seriously wounded. Suspect Lee Harvey Oswald is later captured and charged with the murder of both the President and police officer J. D. Tippit. Oswald is shot two days later by Jack Ruby while in police custody.
- 1967UN Security Council Resolution 242 is adopted by the UN Security Council, establishing a set of the principles aimed at guiding negotiations for an Arab-Israeli peace settlement.
- 1973The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded.
- 1975Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
- 1995Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
Who were born on November 22?
- 1856Heber J. Grant, American religious leader (d. 1945)
- 1878Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II (d. 1918)
- 1918Claiborne Pell, American politician (d. 2009)
- 1941Jesse Colin Young, American musician
- 1950Lyman Bostock, American baseball player (d. 1978)
- 1955James Edwards, American basketball player
- 1958Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress
- 1975Aiko, Japanese singer
- 1976Adrian Bakalli, Belgian footballer
- 1982Isild Le Besco, French actress
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