ANDREWS MCMEEL ALMANAC
Today is the 327th day of 2022 and the 63rd day of autumn.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1954, more than 25 years after "Black Thursday," the Dow Jones Industrial Average finally surpassed its pre-Depression high.
In 1963, the first episode of the long-running science fiction drama "Doctor Who" aired on the BBC.
In 2001, the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia charged former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic with genocide for his role in the 1992-1995 Bosnia and Herzegovina conflict.
In 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected president of Liberia, becoming the first female elected head of state in Africa.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Franklin Pierce (1804-1869), 14th U.S. president; Boris Karloff (1887-1969), actor; Harpo Marx (1888-1964), comedian/musician; Erte (1892-1990), artist/designer; Paul Celan (1920-1970), poet; R.L. Burnside (1926-2005), singer/songwriter; Bruce Vilanch (1948- ), comedy writer; Robin Roberts (1960- ), sportscaster/broadcaster; Miley Cyrus (1992- ), actress/singer.
TODAY'S FACT: New Shepard, developed by the privately funded aerospace company Blue Origin, became the first rocket to fly to space and return to Earth in a controlled, vertical landing on this day in 2015.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1991, the Sacramento Kings defeated the Orlando Magic 95-93, ending the longest road losing streak in NBA history at 43 games.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "Reality is not simply there, it does not simply exist: It must be sought out and won." -- Paul Celan
TODAY'S NUMBER: 5.4 million -- estimated population of Liberia in July 2022.
TODAY'S MOON: New moon (Nov. 23).