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December 21st, 2022.

December 21st, 2022, was a Wednesday. It was day 355 of 2022. The decade was the 2020s.

1 month and 6 days have passed since December 21st, 2022.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on December 21st, 2022.

  • An extratropical bomb cyclone named "Winter Storm Elliott" begins to form over the Northern Plains in North America.
Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 1 month and 6 days have passed since December 21st, 2022.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2022.
  • Leap Year: 2022 was not a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1671580800.
Events

Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around December 21st, 2022.

  • November 21st, 2022: Kanye West's Twitter account is reinstated by Elon Musk.
  • November 22nd, 2022: Manchester United announce that Cristiano Ronaldo has left the club with immediate effect.
  • November 22nd, 2022: Saudia Arabia pulls off a shock 2-1 victory over Argentina at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
  • November 22nd, 2022: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blames a software bug for his election loss.
  • November 22nd, 2022: Six people are killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in Chesapeake, Virginia.
  • November 23rd, 2022: The first season of the comedy horror series "Wednesday" is aired on Netflix.
  • November 24th, 2022: Elon Musk announces that he is granting "amnesty" to suspended Twitter accounts.
  • November 24th, 2022: 10 people are killed after a fire breaks out in a residential high-rise in the Chinese city of Ürümqi.
  • November 25th, 2022: Singer Irene Cara passes away at the age of 63.
  • November 25th, 2022: Anti-lockdown protests break out in multiple cities across mainland China.
  • November 27th, 2022: Former footballer Jill Scott wins the UK version of "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!".
  • November 28th, 2022: Elon Musk claims that Apple is threatening to remove Twitter from its app store.
  • November 28th, 2022: Actor Clarence Gilyard passes away at the age of 66.
  • November 29th, 2022: The US Senate passes a bill that protects federal recognition of gay marriage.
  • November 30th, 2022: Fleetwood Mac singer Christine McVie passes away at the age of 79.
  • December 1st, 2022: Elon Musk suspends Kanye West from Twitter for inciting violence.
  • December 5th, 2022: Actress Kirstie Alley dies from cancer at the age of 71.
  • December 6th, 2022: The Democrats gain an outright US Senate majority after Raphael Warnock wins the Georgia election runoff against Herschel Walker.
  • December 6th, 2022: Former President Trump's company is found guilty of criminal tax fraud.
  • December 7th, 2022: China announces a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against its hardline strategy.
  • December 7th, 2022: The President of Peru, Pedro Castillo, is ousted and arrested after he attempts to stage a coup.
  • December 7th, 2022: The German authorities arrest 25 members of a suspected coup d'état.
  • December 8th, 2022: US basketball player Brittney Griner is released from a Russian prison in a prisoner swap.
  • December 8th, 2022: The documentary series "Harry & Meghan" is released on Netflix.
  • December 9th, 2022: US journalist Grant Wahl dies while covering the World Cup in Qatar.
  • December 10th, 2022: Ten people are killed in a suspected gas explosion at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey.
  • December 11th, 2022: Four boys die after falling into a frozen lake in Solihull, England.
  • December 12th, 2022: FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is arrested in the Bahamas.
  • December 16th, 2022: James Cameron's film "Avatar: The Way of Water" is released.
  • December 16th, 2022: Twitter suspends several high-profile journalists who were covering the company's banning of private jet trackers.
  • December 16th, 2022: Jeremy Clarkson's controversial column about Meghan Markle is published in The Sun newspaper.
  • December 18th, 2022: Argentina win the 2022 FIFA World Cup after defeating France on penalties.
  • December 18th, 2022: Twitter announces that it will be banning users from posting links to other social media platforms.
  • December 18th, 2022: Elon Musk holds a Twitter poll asking users if he should step down.
  • December 19th, 2022: The House January 6 panel recommends criminal charges against Donald Trump.
  • December 19th, 2022: Elon Musk indicates that policy-related polls will only be open for Twitter Blue subscribers.
  • December 19th, 2022: Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is found guilty of rape in his second sex crime trial.
  • December 19th, 2022: The New York Times reports that American politician George Santos lied about many aspects of his life and career.
  • This date: December 21st, 2022
  • December 23rd, 2022: Faithless singer Maxi Jazz passes away at the age of 65.
  • December 27th, 2022: The death toll from "Winter Storm Elliott" in North America rises to 50.
  • December 29th, 2022: Brazilian soccer legend Pele dies at the age of 82.
  • December 29th, 2022: Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood dies at the age of 81.
  • December 29th, 2022: Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan are arrested in Romania on suspicion of human trafficking, rape and forming an organized crime group.
  • December 30th, 2022: TV personality Barbara Walters passes away at the age of 93.
  • December 30th, 2022: Bryan Kohberger is arrested in connection with the murders of four college students in Moscow, Idaho.
  • December 30th, 2022: It is announced that Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to join Saudi club Al Nassr.
  • December 31st, 2022: Former Pope Benedict XVI (Ratzinger) dies at the age of 95.
  • December 31st, 2022: Singer Anita Pointer passes away at the age of 74.
  • January 1st, 2023: Croatia officially adopts the Euro currency.
  • January 1st, 2023: Actor Jeremy Renner is critically injured in a snow plowing accident.
  • January 2nd, 2023: Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffers a cardiac arrest during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • January 3rd, 2023: The Republican Party fails to elect a new House speaker.
  • January 4th, 2023: West Ham co-chairman David Gold passes away at the age of 86.
  • January 4th, 2023: Amazon announces plans to cut more than 18,000 jobs globally.
  • January 4th, 2023: Quadruple murder suspect Bryan Kohberger is extradited back to Idaho.
  • January 5th, 2023: The US House of Representatives fails to elect a speaker after 11 rounds of voting.
  • January 5th, 2023: El Chapo's son, Ovidio Guzmán López, is arrested in Mexico.
  • January 5th, 2023: Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp comes out as gay in a TikTok video.
  • January 6th, 2023: Former soccer player Gianluca Vialli passes away at the age of 58.
  • January 6th, 2023: Republican Kevin McCarthy is elected US House speaker after an historic 15 rounds of voting.
  • January 6th, 2023: Vince McMahon returns to the board of the WWE five months after retiring.
  • January 8th, 2023: Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro storm Brazil's Congress, the Supreme Court, and the presidential palace.
  • January 9th, 2023: Soccer: Gareth Bale announces his retirement.
  • January 10th, 2023: Stephanie McMahon resigns as the co-CEO of WWE.
  • January 10th, 2023: Multiple media outlets report that the WWE has been sold to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
  • January 10th, 2023: Netflix releases the documentary "The Hatched Wielding Hitchhiker".
  • January 10th, 2023: Prince Harry releases his memoir "Spare".
  • January 11th, 2023: All US flights are grounded due to a computer system glitch.
  • January 12th, 2023: Lisa Marie Presley dies at the age of 54.
  • January 12th, 2023: Dancer Michael Flatley is diagnosed with an "aggressive" form of cancer.
  • January 12th, 2023: NBC News reports that Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland is facing domestic abuse charges.
  • January 14th, 2023: The Romanian police seize several luxury cars from social media influencer Andrew Tate.
  • January 14th, 2023: At least 44 people are killed after a Russian missile hits an apartment building in Dnipro, Ukraine.
  • January 15th, 2023: 72 people are killed after Yeti Airlines Flight 691 crashes in Pokhara, Nepal.
  • January 16th, 2023: Mafia godfather Matteo Messina Denaro is arrested in Palermo, Sicily.
  • January 17th, 2023: Greta Thunberg is arrested by the police during a coal mine protest in Luetzerath, Germany.
  • January 18th, 2023: Singer and guitarist David Crosby dies at the age of 81.
  • January 18th, 2023: Microsoft announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs.
  • January 18th, 2023: Ukrainian Internal Affairs minister Denys Monastyrsky and nine other people are killed in a helicopter crash in Brovary, Ukraine.
  • January 19th, 2023: Jacinda Ardern announces that she will be resigning as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
  • January 19th, 2023: Actor Alec Baldwin is charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to the Rust shooting incident.
  • January 20th, 2023: Google's parent company, Alphabet, announces plans to cut 12,000 jobs.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21st, 2022, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 21st, 2022 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on December 21st, 2022.

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Television shows

TV shows in 2022.

Television shows that people were watching in December, 2022.

Grey's Anatomy
Grey's Anatomy
Medical drama television series.

Toys

Popular toys and games in 2022.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2022.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 21st.

Jane Fonda

Actress.
Born on December 21st, 1937
She turned 85 on this day in 2022.

Frank Zappa

Musician. Deceased
Born on December 21st, 1940
He was not alive on this date.

Samuel L. Jackson

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1948
He turned 74 on this day in 2022.

Ray Romano

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1957
He turned 65 on this day in 2022.

Kiefer Sutherland

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1966
He turned 56 on this day in 2022.

Emmanuel Macron

French president.
Born on December 21st, 1977
He turned 45 on this day in 2022.

The King of Random

Youtube personality. Deceased
Born on December 21st, 1980
He was not alive on this date.

Steven Yeun

Actor.
Born on December 21st, 1983
He turned 39 on this day in 2022.

Ben Chilwell

Soccer player.
Born on December 21st, 1996
He turned 26 on this day in 2022.

USA

US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on December 21st, 2022.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 21st, 2022 was most likely conceived around March 30th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 2022 is close to September 13th, 2023.

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Stats for December 21st, 2022

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 2022.

  • A total of 37 days have passed since this date.
  • 5 weeks have passed.
  • 3,196,800 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 2022.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 3,729,600 times.
  • Since December 21st, 2022, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,649,548,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 532,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 274,925 steps. That's about 122 miles!
  • Since this date, 38,362 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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