October 22nd: What is special about this date?

October 22nd marks the 295th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 296th in case of leap years). There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on October 22nd, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to October 22nd and what happened on October 22nd in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about October 22nd.


October 22nd: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On October 22nd there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Catherine Deneuve
    Catherine Deneuve (1943)

    French actress and businesswoman.

  • Christopher Lloyd
    Christopher Lloyd (1938)

    Christopher Lloyd is an American actor best known for his roles as Doc Brown in the 'Back to the Future' trilogy and as Reverend Jim...

  • Valeria Golino
    Valeria Golino (1966)

    Italian actress and director known for her roles in films such as Rain Man and Hot Shots!.

  • Deepak Chopra
    Deepak Chopra (1946)

    East indian-american author, healer and physician, and inspiring leader in holistic healthcare.

  • Jeff Goldblum
    Jeff Goldblum (1952)

    American actor.

  • Georges Brassens
    Georges Brassens (1921)

    French composer, poet, and singer.

  • Arsène Wenger
    Arsène Wenger (1949)

    French manager of arsenal football club, a french club that was founded in woolwich, england on 12/25/1886.

  • Joan Fontaine
    Joan Fontaine (1917)

    American actress, born in japan to her father who was stationed at tokyo.

  • Annette Funicello
    Annette Funicello (1942)

    American actress.

  • Derek Jacobi
    Derek Jacobi (1938)

    British actor who has been successful in film, classical theater and television series.

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October 22nd: who died on this date?

On October 22nd the following celebrities died:

  • Rollo May
    Rollo May (1994)

    American psychoanalyst, lecturer and pioneer in existential psychology.

  • Peter Scolari
    Peter Scolari (2021)

    American actor and director.

  • Soupy Sales
    Soupy Sales (2009)

    American comedian, intelligent and imaginative.

  • Cleavon Little
    Cleavon Little (1992)

    Actor in blazing saddles, dies at 53 from colon cancer.

  • Arles Cézanne (1906)

    A French Post-Impressionist painter who is considered one of the fathers of modern art.

  • Majour Cézanne (1906)

    A French Post-Impressionist painter, Cézanne is known for his innovative techniques and influence on the development of modern art.

  • Dae Jung (2018)

    Former President of South Korea who played a key role in the country's democratization.

  • Marieke Vervoort (2019)

    Belgian Paralympic wheelchair racer and Paralympic champion.

  • Sherel Tepper (2016)

    Renowned author known for her science fiction and fantasy novels.

  • Henry Armstrong (1988)

    American professional boxer who held world championships in three different weight classes.

  • See all famous people who died on October 22nd


October 22nd: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On October 22nd, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Libra according to the Western Zodiac.

Libra zodiac sign

October 22nd: what is special about the Libra sign?

The Libra sign encompasses people born between September 23rd and October 22nd.

You can discover Libra's personality traits and attitude and Libra's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Libra born in October discover why October born are so special.


October 22nd: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on October 22nd in history:

  • Oct 22, 1926: Student Wallace Whitehead repeatedly punches magician Harry Houdini in the abdomen, after asking if he had strong muscles, and receiving permission to punch him.
  • Oct 22, 1929: French government of Briand falls
  • Oct 22, 1938: Chester Carlson demonstrates 1st Xerox copying machine
  • Oct 22, 1939: 1st TV NFL game-Eagles vs. Dodgers
  • Oct 22, 1949: Emile Zatopek runs world record 10,000m (29:21.2)
  • Oct 22, 1974: Yanks trade Bobby Murcer to Giants for Bobby Bonds
  • Oct 22, 1979: Walt Disney World welcomes its 100-millionth guest, Kurt Miller.
  • Oct 22, 1980: 4th government of Martens forms in Belgium
  • Oct 22, 2003: India: India launches peace initiative to normalize relations with Pakistan Talks are only possible if Islamabad ends its cross-border terrorist initiatives in Kashmir.
  • Oct 22, 2005: Tropical Storm Alpha forms in Atlantic Basin. The 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season was the most active Atlantic hurricane season ever recorded, with 22 named storms.
  • Oct 22, 2009: Sweden's Lutheran Church is the first major church to allow same-sex marriages.
  • Oct 22, 2017: Boko Haram insurgency. A suicide bomber injures five more people in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. Police say that 13 civilians were also injured in separate attacks.

What day of the year is October 22nd?

October 22nd marks the 295th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 296th in case of leap years).

There are 70 days remaining until the end of the year.

October 22nd is the 22nd day of the month of October.