• Time Zone: (BST), GMT+01:00
• Time Zone ID: Europe/London
• Day numbers: 356
• Week number: 51
• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year
• Daylight Saving Time: No
Sunrise, Sunset Times for Dec 22nd 2023
• Sunrise time: 08:04 am
• Sunset time: 03:53 pm
• Day length: 07h 49m
• Source: suntoday.org
Moon Phase for Dec 22nd 2023
• Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous
• Illumination: 81%
• Moon Age: 10.54 day(s)
• Source: mooninfo.org
Holidays and National Days for December 22nd 2023
December 22 in History
Esek Hopkins takes command of the Continental Navy — a total of seven ships.
Congress passes the Embargo Act, which halts all trading completely. It is hoped that the act will keep the United States out of the European Wars.
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad opens the first passenger railway line.
The last of the food restrictions, enforced because of the shortages during World War I, are lifted.
→ See more: December 22 in History
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