Daily Almanac: Nov. 22, 2022

7:37 a.m.
5:22 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:
51 °F
26 °F

Today is…:

• Go For a Ride Day
• Humane Society Anniversary Day
• Start Your Own Country Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1943 Lebanon gains independence from France
• 1963 President John F. Kennedy is assassinated Lee Harvey Oswald; Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as the 36th President
• 2005 Angela Merkel becomes the first female Chancellor of Germany

Births On This Day:

• 1819 George Eliot
English author
• 1890 Charles de Gaulle
French general, politician and President of France

Deaths On This Day:

• 1963 C. S. Lewis
Irish author and poet
• 1963
John F. Kennedy
American lieutenant, politician and 35th President