September 22 holidays in 2017

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Hijra - Islamic New Year
- Islamic
September equinox
Multiple [Show] Season
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
German Sandwich Day
Germany Observance
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
National Youth Day
Turks and caicos islands Public Holiday
Rosh Hashana II (New Year day 2)
Israel National Holiday, Hebrew
Muharram/New Year
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Second day of Rosh Hashana
Argentina Hebrew
Independence Day
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Islamic New Year
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Amun Jadid
Philippines Muslim, Common Local Holidays
Emancipation Day
United states (Ohio) Local Observance
Native Americans' Day
United states (California) Local Observance
Muharram (Muslim New Year)
Saudi arabia Observance
Hijra New Year
Morocco National Holiday
Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
Nigeria Local Holiday
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
- Weird
American Business Women’s Day
- Weird
Car Free Day
- Weird
National Centenarian’s Day
- Weird
Elephant Appreciation Day
- Weird
National Girls’ Night In Day
- Weird
Hobbit Day
- Weird
National Ice Cream Cone Day
- Weird
National Legwear Day
- Weird
National White Chocolate Day
- Weird

Historical Events on September 22

  • 1776: During the American Revolution, Nathan Hale is hanged for being a spy.
  • 1789: Office of U.S Postmaster General is founded.
  • 1823: Joseph Smith claims he found the golden plates after God directed him to the place they were buried.
  • 1862: The preliminary version of the Emancipation Proclamation is released.
  • 1888: National Geographic Magazine is published for the first time.
  • 1941: During WWII, the German SS murder over six thousand Jews in Vinnytsia, Ukraine.
  • 1948: As part of the Berlin Air Lift, Gail Halvorsen began parachuting candy to children.
  • 1979: The Vela Incident occurred on this day. A double flash of light – believed by many to be of nuclear origin – occurred on the Prince Edward Islands near Antartica.
  • 1980: Iran is invaded by Iraq.
  • 1991: The Huntington Library makes the Dead Sea Scrolls publicly available for the very first time.

Famous Birthdays on September 22

  • Queen of England and 4th wife of Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves is born in 1515.
  • Tsar Vasili IV of Russia is born in 1552.
  • Scottish author Quintin Craufurd is born in 1743.
  • American actress Martha Scott is born in 1912.
  • German activist Hans Scholl is born in 1918.
  • Welsh doctor, poet and author Dannie Abse is born in 1923.
  • English author and illustrator Charles Keeping is born in 1924.
  • English author Rosamunde Pilcher is born in 1924.
  • English singer-songwriter and rock star David Coverdale is born in 1951.
  • American singer, actress and author Debby Boone is born in 1956.
  • American singer-songwriter and bass player Johnette Napolitano is born in 1957.
  • American astrophysicist, astronomer and Nobel Prize laureate Saul Perlmutter is born in 1959.
  • American actor Scott Baio is born in 1960.
  • American novelist Brian Keene is born in 1967.
  • Cuban boxer Felix Savon is born in 1967.
  • American author and poet Elizabeth Bear is born in 1971.
  • American journalist Gloria Borger is born in 1971.
  • American singer-songwriter David Berkeley is born in 1976.
  • American singer-songwriter and poet Emilie Autumn is born in 1979.
  • Australian rugby player Phil Waugh is born in 1979.

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