|Holiday name||Holiday location||Holiday type|
|Independence Day||Lebanon||Public Holiday|
|Go For a Ride Day||-||Unofficial (Activity & Action)|
|National Cranberry Relish Day||-||Unofficial (Food & Drinks)|
|Teacher´s Day||Costa Rica||Observance|
|Thanksgiving Day||Turks and Caicos Islands||Public Holiday|
|Albanian Alphabet Day (Albanian community)||North Macedonia||Optional Holiday|
Historical Events on November 22
- 1864: Confederate General John Bell Hood unsuccessfully attempts to draw William Sherman back out of Georgia during the Franklin-Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War.
- 1940: After the initial attack by Italian forces into Greece, Greek forces counterattack and capture Korytsa in Italian-occupied Albania during WWII.
- 1942: During the Battle of Stalingrad, Adolf Hitler receives a telegram from German General Friedrich Paulus advising him the the German 6th Army is completely surrounded.
- 1943: The Cairo Conference begins during WWII. This conference featured United States President Franlin D. Roosevelt, Chinese Premier Chiang Kai-shek and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill all meeting in Cairo, Egypt to discuss how Japan can be defeated.
- 1943: Lebanon becomes independent from France.
- 1954: The United States Humane Society is founded on this day.
- 1963: The Detroit Lions is bought by William Clay Ford, Sr. for a total purchase price of $4.5 million dollars.
- 1968: The White Album is released by the Beatles.
- 1995: Toy Story becomes the first feature-length movie to be made using only computer generated imagery.
- 2002: At an attack during the Miss World Contest in Nigeria, over a hundred people are killed.
- 2015: One hundred and sixteen people are killed during a landslide in Hpakant, Kachin State in Northern Myanmar. One hundred more are missing.
Famous Birthdays on November 22
- 2nd Lady of the United States, Abigail Adams is born in 1744.
- English poet and novelist, George Eliot is born in 1819.
- Israeli-English actress Anne Crawford is born in 1920
- American comedian and screenwriter Rodney Dangerfield is born in 1921.
- American actress and singer, Geraldine Page is born in 1924.
- American actress Jamie Lee Curtis is born in 1958.
- American actor Eddie Frierson is born in 1959.
- American actress Mariel Hemingway is born in 1961.
- American computer programmer Randal L. Schwartz is born in 1961.