September 22: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History

Learn about the most intriguing events and historical facts that occurred on September 22nd throughout history. The 265th day of the Gregorian calendar is September 22. Emperor Zhaozong of the Tang dynasty was assassinated by the warlord Zhu Quanzhong; the position of US Postmaster General was approved. The Dead Sea Scrolls were finally made public.

Virgo is the zodiac sign for September 22nd. Tommy Lasorda, Andrea Bocelli, and Mystikal all have famous birthdays. It’s National Hobbit Day today.


(September 22, 1908)
Bulgaria Independence Day.


(September 22, 1958)
Andrea Bocelli, the famous Italian opera tenor, was born, and was known for blending opera with pop music. photo source:

(September 22, 1994)
Friends, which debuted on NBC, is now one of the most well-known sitcoms in the United States. photo source:

Take Friends TV Show Quiz

(September 22, 2002)
Two years after the massive number of rural people protested in London for fox hunting, the House of Commons prohibited it in England and Wales. photo source:

(September 22, 2015)
Yogi Berra, an American baseball player, manager, and coach who won a record 10 World Series as a catcher for the New York Yankees and was noted for his inadvertently funny non sequiters, died at the age of 90.

Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

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