On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 2015

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • 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

BeatificationPapal Visit

Pope Francis is greeted by President Obama and Vice President Biden as he arrives for his 6 day tour of the US

Pope Pope Francis
Pope
Pope Francis
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
47th Vice President of the United States and President-elect Joe Biden
47th Vice President of the United States and President-elect
Joe Biden
  • Volkswagen admits that 11 million cars have been wrongly programmed to appear to emit lesser emissions than they are

Famous Deaths


Person of interestYogi Berra

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

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

2015 Highlights

About September 22, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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