Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for November 22, 2020:

47th calendar week, 327th day of the year

39 days until the end of the year


Zodiac sign: Scorpio

Name day: Cecilia



2019 - At the CDU party congress in Leipzig, chairwoman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer successfully posed the question of power and thus calmed critics.

The Junge Union fails with the application to determine the candidate for chancellor by primary election.

2010 - The Bundeswehr is to be reduced from 240,000 to around 185,000 soldiers.

Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (CSU) announces the first cornerstones of his reform in Dresden.

General conscription is to be suspended from July 2011.

2005 - Angela Merkel is elected first German Chancellor.

The CDU chairwoman received a clear majority in the Bundestag with 397 yes votes.

612 of the total of 614 MPs take part in the election.


2000 - The Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe rejects billions in compensation claims from former owners for expropriations during the Soviet occupation and in the GDR.

1995 - The British serial killer Rosemary West is sentenced to ten life imprisonment for the murder of ten women and girls in her “horror house” in the British city of Gloucester.

1990 - British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announces her resignation from the top of the Conservative Party and as head of government.

1975 - Two days after the death of the dictator Francisco Franco, the monarchy is reinstated in Spain with the proclamation of Juan Carlos as king.

1950 - For the first time after the end of the Second World War, the German national soccer team plays again.

In Stuttgart, Germany beat Switzerland 1-0.

1220 - The Hohenstaufen Friedrich II. Is in Rome by Pope Honorius III.

crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.



1965 - Mads Mikkelsen (55), Danish actor ("Casino Royale", "Days of Anger")

1950 - Gerhard Steidl (70), German publisher, founder of Steidl Verlag

1940 - Frank Duval (80), German composer, pop singer ("Angel of Mine") and actor

1940 - Terry Gilliam (80), American director (“The Knights of the Coconut”, “King of the Fishermen”), founding member of the British “Monty Python” group

1935 - Bruno Bruni (85), Italian draftsman, graphic artist and sculptor


1988 - Erich Fried, British-Austrian writer (volumes of poetry “and Vietnam and”, “Invitation to Unrest”, story “The Unmeasure of All Things”), b.


1980 - Mae West, American actress ("I am not an angel"), b.


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