On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 2015

Historical Events

Historic Event

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle to start his first state visit to the US

  • Palangkaraya in Indonesian Borneo records the highest air pollutant index (API) value ever recorded of 1,986 due to haze caused by forest fires deliberately lit to clear land for palm oil plantations

Papal Visit

Pope Francis greeted by President Obama and Vice President Biden as he arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, for his 6 day tour of the US

  • Volkswagen admits that 11 million cars have been wrongly programmed to appear to emit lesser emissions than they are

Famous Deaths

Yogi Berra

Lorenzo "Yogi" Berra, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher and manager (18X MLB All-Star; 13X World Series champion; NY Yankees, Mets; AL MVP (1951, 54, 55), and Purple Heart recipient, dies at 90

2015 Highlights

About September 22, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo