What a day today is in Ukraine and the world

September 22 -

National Day of Partisan Glory in Ukraine


Celebrated since 2001.

The main goal of this day is to honor the memory of partisans and underground fighters, to remind the modern generation of Ukrainians about their important feat.

September 22 is also

World Car Free Day


The main purpose of this holiday is to draw the attention of the government, the public, and representatives of large automobile concerns to the problem of atmospheric pollution by exhaust gases and to the increase in the level of noise in large cities.

The organizers of the day believe that these problems can be solved by increasing the number of public transport and using alternative means of transportation.

They started a holiday in France.

Then the local authorities decided to stop car traffic in several cities for a whole day.

In the following years, this tradition spread to other countries, in particular, the USA and Canada.

And September 22 is

World Elephant Protection Day


Its main goal is to develop measures aimed at stopping the decrease in the number of these animals due to poaching and the destruction of their habitats.

The celebration was created by ecologists and conservation organizations, who sounded the alarm when the world's elephant population began to decline critically.

September 22 -

World Rhino Day


Another important ecological holiday, which was launched in 2010 by the International Wildlife Fund.

At that time, it was celebrated only in South Africa, but after a few years, the event took on a global character.

September 22 is also

the World Day of patients suffering from CML (chronic myeloid leukemia)


The main purpose of all events dedicated to this day is to remind people about the importance of early diagnosis for timely treatment.

And September 22 is

White Chocolate Day


The organizers of this holiday aimed to draw people's attention to these healthy sweets.

After all, white chocolate contains selenium and vitamin K, which the human body needs.

And there is no caffeine in it.

September 22 -

World Rose Day


The memorial day was started in honor of Melinda Rose, who was diagnosed with Askin's tumor at the age of 12.

It is a very rare type of cancer that cannot be cured and the patient dies within a few weeks.

September 22 is also

the Autumnal Equinox Day


In ancient times, this time coincided with the end of the harvest.

The autumnal equinox is an astronomical phenomenon when day and night have the same time.

What a church holiday today, September 22

September 22 - the day of memory of the righteous Joachim and Anna / Photo: commons.wikimedia.org

September 22 in the church calendar is

the day of memory of the righteous Joakim and Anna


They were the parents of the Virgin Mary.

For a long time, the couple did not have children and were very sad about this.

They prayed every day that God would give them a child.

One day, an angel of God came down to them from heaven and said that they would soon have a daughter, Mary, who would start the most famous family among people.

Name day: how to name a child born on September 22

What are the names today:

Oleksandr, Nikita, Yosyp, Zakhar, Dmytro, Akym, Oleksiy, Serhiy, Opanas, Khariton.

The talisman of a person born on September 22 is a



Corals were very popular during the time of Kievan Rus.

People have long believed that they have a good effect on blood circulation and the work of the heart.

And they also believed that corals help to calm down.

Born on this day:

  • 1835 — Oleksandr Potebnia, a Ukrainian philologist-Slavic, author of the doctrine of the internal form of the word;

  • 1839 — Ukrainian artist Kornylo Ustyyanovych;

  • 1909 — member of the OUN, administrator of the Lviv Medical Institute, Yevstakhiy Struk;

  • 1928 — Svitlana Kuzmenko, Ukrainian writer, member of NSPU, PEN club, Association of Ukrainian writers in Canada "Slovo";

  • 1939 — Ukrainian composer, People's Artist of Ukraine, Honored Artist of Ukraine, laureate of the Shevchenko Prize, member of the National Union of Composers of Ukraine Oleksandr Kostin;

  • 1951 — Ukrainian novelist Mykola Mykhailovych Gurepko;

  • 1959 — Ukrainian actor, poet, director, People's Artist of Ukraine Borys Barskyi;

  • 1964 — Ukrainian novelist and journalist Volodymyr Khrushchak;

  • 1965 — Ukrainian diplomat, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Andriy Deshchytsia;

  • 1971 — Ukrainian handball player, Olympic bronze medalist Larisa Zaspa;

  • 1975 - Ukrainian poetess and literary critic Olena Galeta.

What can not be done on this day

  • You should not start new things.

  • You can't swear, slander, fight.

  • It is forbidden to clean the house and do needlework.

  • Mothers cannot scold their daughters.

Folk signs and traditions for September 22

Among our ancestors there were many interesting signs to this day: 

  • looked at what day it was today: if the cherry leaves have not fallen yet, the weather will be warm;

  • a lot of cobwebs means a frosty winter;

  • a lot of red needles fall from a pine tree or Christmas tree - there will be a lot of snow in winter;

  • frost in the morning - there will be a good harvest next year.

People called September 22 "Exalted Day".

On this day, barren couples must pray to Joakim and Anna to give them a child.

It was also customary for relatives to come to the newlyweds on September 22 and see how they were doing.

The young hostess traditionally put pies on the table.

Weather for today, September 22

Today, September 22, it is gloomy in Kyiv, a little rain is expected.

Cloudy weather in Lviv, without precipitation.

It is cloudy in Kharkiv, no precipitation is expected.

It is gloomy in Odessa, but without precipitation.

The air temperature in Kyiv is +18 during the day and +11 at night.

In Lviv it is +17 during the day and +8 at night.

In Kharkiv +21 during the day and +11 at night.

In Odesa, it is +21 during the day and +13 at night.

Commemorative dates of September 22

Calendar of important events in Ukraine and the world for September 22:

  • 1002 — the city of Khotyn (Chernivtsi region, Ukraine) is founded;

  • 1307 - the Royal Council of France decides to arrest all the Templars who were in the territory of the state;

  • 1499 — Switzerland gains independence from the Holy Roman Empire;

  • 1792 - this day was declared the first day of the French revolutionary calendar;

  • 1862 - US President Abraham Lincoln announces the emancipation of black slaves;

  • 1908 — the Principality of Bulgaria is de jure recognized as an independent state;

  • 1917 — Symon Petliura speaks at a meeting of the General Secretariat of the Ukrainian People's Republic with a draft law on the Free Cossacks;

  • 1955 - a military coup is carried out in Argentina, which overthrows the government of dictator Juan Peron;

  • 1968 — Ukrainian singer Sofia Rotaru marries her accompanist Anatolii Yevdokymenko;

  • 1980 - the Iran-Iraq war begins;

  • 1993 — Prime Minister of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma is dismissed;

  • 2012 - in one of the restaurants in Pretoria during an armed robbery, Corrie Sanders, ex-world boxing champion, is fatally wounded, who dies the next day in the hospital;

  • 2019 — the Ukrainian festival "Comic Con Ukraine 2019" in Kyiv comes to an end.