November 22: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on November 22

November 22nd is officially Cranberry Relish Day and Go For A Ride Day.

We’re now on the 326th day of the year, and have 39 days left.

For those of you who were born on November 22, your star sign is Sagittarius.

This day was an important one in history. It’s a day of crime, technology, music and movies. Here you’ll learn about what historical events happened on this very day.

Did you know that on this day in 1995, the first of Disney’s “Toy Story” movies were released to theaters in the US? It was the first entirely computer-animated feature film to be released.

Keep reading for more facts about November 22nd in history!

What Happened On November 22 In History?


After 20 years of work, the Leaning Tower of Pisa had its lean corrected by 17.7 inch (45 cm).

Source BBC

A baby girl, named Vanellope Wilkins, had her heart put successfully back inside of her body.

She was the first baby, born in the UK, to survive being born with a condition that had her heart form outside of her body. It took a total of three operations to have her heart put inside her chest. She left the hospital on February 7, 2019.
Source BBC

A 100 vehicle pile-up on highway in Texas killed two people and injured 120 more.

OTD in 2012: A 100 vehicle pile-up on highway in Texas killed two people and injured 120 more.
The pile-up was caused by a heavy fog.
Source CNN

YouTube Live had the largest viewed broadcast ever, with guest artists performing from San Francisco and Tokyo.

It featured performances from many celebrities like The Black Eyed Peas,, Katy Perry and more.

Riots broke out between Muslims and Christians, in Nigeria, over the Miss World Competition which killed around 250 and left over 10,000 people homeless.


American country singer Toby Keith released his single “How Do You Like Me Now?!”

It was Billboard's Song of the Year for 2000.

OPEC announced it planned to rollover current oil production quota to 25.42 million barrels a day.


The first of Disney’s “Toy Story” movies was released to theaters in the United States.


The Sega Saturn was released in Japan.

The first shipment of 200,000 consoles sold out on the first day of sales.

Neil Simon’s play “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” opened at Richard Rodgers New York City theatre.


Carl J.E. Eliason, from Sayner, Wisconsin, was awarded his patent for the “motor toboggan,” the world’s first motorized snow vehicle.


The Melbourne cable tramway system opened the Victoria Bridge line in Melbourne, Australia.


The second Earl Grey, famous for his tea brand, became Prime Minister of Britain.

Did you know that on this day, November 22nd 1995, the first of Disney's "Toy Story" movies were released to theaters in the US?