Category: This Day In History April 22

Categories: This Day In History April


Also see Wikipedia: April 22

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Historic Events:

1145 - 19th recorded perihelion passage of Hailey's Comet

1521 - French king Francois I declares war on Spain

1823 - R J Tyers patents roller skates

1889 - Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner"

1993 - The web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.

Famous Birthdays:

1357 - Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433)

1422 - Elizabeth of York, Duchess of Suffolk

1451 - Isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columbus

1610 – Pope Alexander VIII (d. 1691)

1724 - Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)

1870 - Nikolai Lenin, [Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov], Bolshevik/USSR revolutionist and Premier of Russia

1923 - Aaron Spelling, American television producer (Charlie's Angels), (d. 2006)

1937 - Jack Nicholson, New Jersey, actor (One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest, Shining)

Famous Deaths:

1335 - Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Edward II, dies at 36

1806 - Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (stabbed) (b. 1763)

1864 - Joseph Gilbert Totten, US Union general-major, dies at 76

1984 - Ansel Adams, US photographer, dies at 82

1994 - Richard Nixon, 37th President (1969-75), dies of a stroke at 81

National/International Days

National Jelly Bean Day - A day to celebrate the colorful candy

Earth Day - To encourage all citizens to help protect our environment and contribute to a healthy, sustainable world

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People or pages in This Day In History April 22

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  • Warren Burgess 26 Nov 1814 Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, USA - 22 Apr 1896

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