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Saturday October 22, 2022

October 22: Day of the Week

October 22, 2022 is the 295th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

October 2022
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1746
    The College of New Jersey (later renamed Princeton University) receives its charter.
  • 1907
    Panic of 1907: A run on the stock of the Knickerbocker Trust Company sets events in motion that will lead to a depression.
  • 1910
    Dr. Crippen is convicted at the Old Bailey of poisoning his wife and is subsequently hanged at Pentonville Prison in London.
  • 1928
    Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity is founded at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.
  • 1962
    Cuban Missile Crisis: US President John F. Kennedy, after internal counsel from Dwight D. Eisenhower, announces that American reconnaissance planes have discovered Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba, and that he has ordered a naval “quarantine” of the Communist nation.
  • 1963
    A BAC One-Eleven prototype airliner crashes in UK with the loss of all on board.
  • 1964
    Canada: A Multi-Party Parliamentary Committee selects the design which becomes the new official Flag of Canada.
  • 1968
    Apollo program: Apollo 7 safely splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean after orbiting the Earth 163 times.
  • 1976
    Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the US Food and Drug Administration after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs. The dye is still used in Canada.
  • 2008
    India launches its first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1.

Who were born on October 22?

  • 1844
    Louis Riel, Canadian Metis Political Leader (d. 1885)
  • 1873
    Gustaf John Ramstedt, Finland-Swedish linguist and diplomat (d. 1950)
  • 1900
    Ashfaqulla Khan, Indian Revolutionary (d. 1927)
  • 1921
    Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (d. 1986)
  • 1938
    Derek Jacobi, English actor
  • 1949
    Arsène Wenger, French football manager
  • 1974
    Tim Kinsella, American musician
  • 1976
    Jon Foreman, American musician (Switchfoot)
  • 1979
    Doni, Brazilian footballer
  • 1990
    Jonathan Lipnicki, American actor

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