September 22 holidays in 2020

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
September equinox Multiple [Show] Season
Emancipation Day United states (Ohio) Local Observance
Independence Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Bridge Public holiday Japan National Holiday
Autumn Equinox Japan National Holiday
Mabon -
AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day - Unofficial
American Business Women’s Day - Unofficial
Car Free Day - Unofficial
National Centenarian’s Day - Unofficial
Elephant Appreciation Day - Unofficial
National Girls’ Night In Day - Unofficial
Hobbit Day - Unofficial
National Ice Cream Cone Day - Unofficial
National Legwear Day - Unofficial
National White Chocolate Day - Unofficial
National Voter Registration Day - Unofficial
September Equinox Multiple [Show] Season
Mauritius Day Switzerland (Appenzell Innerrhoden*, Solothurn*) Common Local Holiday

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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Easter Monday

Mother’s Day

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