September 22nd is World Car Free Day and White Chocolate Day.
Welcome to day 265 of 365! We’re only 100 days away from celebrating the new year… but it’s probably too early to be thinking about that yet.
If you were born on September 22, your zodiac sign is Virgo.
This day was an interesting day for creativity in the past; we are talking music, TV shows, singers and celebrity births. Find out all that and more about September 22nd right here!
Did you know that on this day in 2004, the American drama TV series Lost premiered on ABC? It would go on for six seasons and be critically ranked as one of the greatest television series of all time.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about September 22nd in history!
What Happened On September 22 In History?
The COVID-19 death toll passed 200,000 in the US.
Actor Billy Porter who played Pray Tell in the American drama “Pose,” made history after becoming the first openly gay actor to win an Emmy Award.
Barbados appointed Rihanna as an ambassador to the country.
Rihanna went on to say that she "couldn't be more proud."
The American drama TV series “Lost” premiered on ABC.
It ran for six seasons, comprising of 121 episodes in total.
“Friends” debuted on NBC and continued for 10 seasons.
American drama TV series “Baywatch” premiered on NBC.
Singer Bob Dylan played at New York’s famous Carnegie Hall.
The ITV network launched in the UK, which became the BBC’s first rival.
Former President Abraham Lincoln ordered the emancipation of slaves across the US from January 1, 1863.
The change meant that some 3.5 million slaves were then free.
The last group of people was hung for witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts, US.
English poet and playwright Ben Jonson was arrested for manslaughter after killing Elizabethan actor Gabriel Spenser in a duel.
A treaty was signed between the Old Swiss Confederacy and the House of Habsburg, ending years of conflict between the two states.
The treaty meant that Switzerland could become an independent state.