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October 22nd

October 22nd is the 295th day of the year (296th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about October 22nd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on October 22nd

1811 Franz Liszt (composer)

1913 Bao Dai (last Vietnamese Emperor)

1938 Derek Jacobi (actor)

1938 Christopher Lloyd (actor)

1939 George Cohen (soccer player)

1943 Catherine Deneuve (actress)

Catherine Deneuve

1945 Leslie West (singer, guitarist - Mountain)

1946 Deepak Chopra (physician, author, alternative medicine practitioner)

1949 Arsène Wenger (soccer manager)

1952 Jeff Goldblum (actor)

Jeff Goldblum

1955 Lawrie Sanchez (soccer player and manager)

1964 Drazen Petrovic (basketball player)

1966 Valeria Golino (actress)

1968 Shaggy (musician)

October 22nd in History

1746 Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey) receives its charter.

1784 Russia founds a colony on Kodiak Island, Alaska.

1836 Sam Houston inaugurated as the first President of the Republic of Texas.

1924 Toastmasters International founded.

1953 Laos independent from France.

1962 President John F. Kennedy announces US spy planes have discovered Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba.

John F. Kennedy

1964 Jean-Paul Sartre is award the Nobel Prize for Literature, but turns down the prize.

1964 An all part committee agrees on a new flag for Canada.

Canada Flag

1966 The Supremes become the first all female music group to achieve a number 1 selling album.

1978 Papal inauguration of Pope John Paul II.

Pope John Paul II

2008 India launches Chandrayaan-1, its first lunar probe.

October 22nd is also

National Nut Day


People born on October 22nd are Scorpio


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