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April 22nd, 2008 (April 22 2008)DeathEd Chynoweth, Canadian ice hockey executive (born in 1941)
April 22nd, 2007 (April 22 2007)DeathJuanita Millender-McDonald, congresswoman from southern California (born in 1938)
April 22nd, 2006 (April 22 2006)Event243 people are injured in pro-democracy protest in Nepal after Nepali security forces open fire on protesters against King Gyanendra.
April 22nd, 2006 (April 22 2006)EventFour Canadian soldiers are killed 75 kilometers north of Kandahar, Afghanistan by a roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants, the worst single day combat loss for the Canadian army since the Korean War.
April 22nd, 2006 (April 22 2006)DeathAlida Valli, Italian actress (born in 1921)
April 22nd, 2005 (April 22 2005)DeathNorman Bird, UK character actor (born in 1920)
April 22nd, 2005 (April 22 2005)DeathRobert Farnon, Canadian-born composer and conductor (born in 1917)
April 22nd, 2005 (April 22 2005)DeathErika Fuchs, German translator (born in 1906)
April 22nd, 2005 (April 22 2005)DeathPhilip Morrison, American physicist (born in 1915)
April 22nd, 2004 (April 22 2004)EventTwo fuel trains collide in Ryongchon, North Korea, killing up to 150 people.
April 22nd, 2004 (April 22 2004)DeathPat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger (killed in action) (born in 1976)
April 22nd, 2004 (April 22 2004)DeathJason L. Dunham, American Medal of Honor recipient (born in 1981)
April 22nd, 2003 (April 22 2003)DeathMartha Griffiths, U.S. Congresswoman (born in 1912)
April 22nd, 2003 (April 22 2003)DeathMichael Larrabee, American athlete (born in 1933)
April 22nd, 2003 (April 22 2003)DeathFelice Bryant, American songwriter (born in 1925)
April 22nd, 2002 (April 22 2002)DeathLinda Lovelace, American adult actress (born in 1949)
April 22nd, 2000 (April 22 2000)EventIn a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elian Gonzalez from his relatives home in Miami, Florida.
April 22nd, 2000 (April 22 2000)EventThe Big Number Change takes place in the United Kingdom.
April 22nd, 1999 (April 22 1999)DeathApostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (born in 1938)
April 22nd, 1998 (April 22 1998)EventDisney s Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.Walt Disney Quotes
April 22nd, 1998 (April 22 1998)DeathKitch Christie, South African rugby coach (born in 1940)
April 22nd, 1997 (April 22 1997)EventHaouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria93 villagers killed.
April 22nd, 1997 (April 22 1997)EventThe Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends in Lima, Peru.
April 22nd, 1996 (April 22 1996)DeathErma Bombeck, American humorist (born in 1927)Erma Bombeck Quotes
April 22nd, 1996 (April 22 1996)DeathHarold "Jug" McSpaden, American professional golfer (born in 1908)
April 22nd, 1995 (April 22 1995)DeathMaggie Kuhn, American activist (born in 1905)
April 22nd, 1994 (April 22 1994)DeathRichard Nixon, 37th President of the United States (born in 1913)
April 22nd, 1993 (April 22 1993)EventThe Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC is dedicated.
April 22nd, 1993 (April 22 1993)EventThe web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.
April 22nd, 1992 (April 22 1992)EventIn an explosion in Guadalajara, Mexico, 206 people are killed, nearly 500 injured and 15,000 left homeless.
April 22nd, 1990 (April 22 1990)DeathAlbert Salmi, American actor (born in 1928)
April 22nd, 1988 (April 22 1988)DeathIrene Rich, American actress (born in 1891)
April 22nd, 1986 (April 22 1986)BirthDusan Sakota, Serbian-Greek basketball player
April 22nd, 1986 (April 22 1986)BirthAmber Heard, American actress
April 22nd, 1986 (April 22 1986)BirthMarshawn Lynch, American Football player
April 22nd, 1986 (April 22 1986)DeathMircea Eliade, Romanian writer (born in 1907)
April 22nd, 1985 (April 22 1985)DeathPaul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (born in 1900)
April 22nd, 1985 (April 22 1985)DeathJacques Ferron, French Canadian physician, author and politician (born in 1921)
April 22nd, 1984 (April 22 1984)BirthMichelle Ryan, English actress
April 22nd, 1984 (April 22 1984)BirthAmelle Berrabah, British singer (Sugababes)
April 22nd, 1984 (April 22 1984)DeathAnsel Adams, American photographer (born in 1902)
April 22nd, 1983 (April 22 1983)EventThe German magazine, Der Stern claims that Adolf Hitler s diaries were found in wreckage in East Germany.Adolf Hitler Quotes
April 22nd, 1983 (April 22 1983)BirthMatt Jones, American football player
April 22nd, 1983 (April 22 1983)DeathEarl "Fatha" Hines, American jazz pianist (born in 1903)
April 22nd, 1983 (April 22 1983)DeathJohn Louis Evans, convicted murderer (executed) (born in 1950) Evans Quotes
April 22nd, 1982 (April 22 1982)BirthKaka, Brazilian footballer
April 22nd, 1982 (April 22 1982)BirthTim Hamilton, Slovak adult movie actor
April 22nd, 1981 (April 22 1981)BirthKen Dorsey, American football player
April 22nd, 1980 (April 22 1980)BirthNicolas Douchez, French footballer
April 22nd, 1980 (April 22 1980)BirthCourtney Friel, presenter of World Poker Tour
April 22nd, 1980 (April 22 1980)BirthCarlos Hernandez, Venezuelan baseball player
April 22nd, 1980 (April 22 1980)BirthAaron Michael Metchik, American actor
April 22nd, 1980 (April 22 1980)DeathJane Froman, American actress (born in 1907)
April 22nd, 1980 (April 22 1980)DeathFritz Strassmann, German physicist (born in 1902)
April 22nd, 1979 (April 22 1979)BirthDaniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair)
April 22nd, 1979 (April 22 1979)BirthZoltan Gera, Hungarian footballer
April 22nd, 1978 (April 22 1978)BirthJason Stollsteimer, American singer (The Von Bondies)
April 22nd, 1978 (April 22 1978)BirthEsteban Tuero, Argentinian race car driver
April 22nd, 1978 (April 22 1978)DeathWill Geer, American actor (born in 1902)
April 22nd, 1977 (April 22 1977)BirthMark van Bommel, Dutch footballer
April 22nd, 1977 (April 22 1977)BirthAaron Fink, American guitarist (Breaking Benjamin)
April 22nd, 1976 (April 22 1976)BirthMichal Zewlakow, Polish footballer
April 22nd, 1976 (April 22 1976)BirthPaul Henderson, Australian soccer player
April 22nd, 1976 (April 22 1976)BirthDan Cloutier, Canadian ice hockey player
April 22nd, 1975 (April 22 1975)BirthGreg Moore, Canadian race car driver (died in 1999)
April 22nd, 1975 (April 22 1975)BirthCarlos Sastre, Spanish cyclist
April 22nd, 1974 (April 22 1974)BirthDiego Costa, Brazilian singer-songwriter
April 22nd, 1974 (April 22 1974)BirthShavo Odadjian, Armenian-born bassist (System of a Down)
April 22nd, 1973 (April 22 1973)BirthAdem Poric, Australian former footballer
April 22nd, 1973 (April 22 1973)BirthOfer Talker, Israeli footballer
April 22nd, 1972 (April 22 1972)EventVietnam War: Increased American bombing in Vietnam prompts antiwar protests in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
April 22nd, 1972 (April 22 1972)BirthSabine Appelmans, Belgian tennis player
April 22nd, 1972 (April 22 1972)BirthOwen Finegan, Australian rugby union footballer
April 22nd, 1971 (April 22 1971)BirthDaisuke Enomoto, Japanese people space tourist
April 22nd, 1971 (April 22 1971)BirthEric Mabius, American actor
April 22nd, 1970 (April 22 1970)EventFirst Earth Day celebrated.
April 22nd, 1970 (April 22 1970)BirthAndrea Giani, Italian volleyball player
April 22nd, 1970 (April 22 1970)BirthRegine Velasquez, Filipino singer and actress
April 22nd, 1969 (April 22 1969)BirthDion Dublin, English footballer
April 22nd, 1968 (April 22 1968)BirthZarley Zalapski, Canadian ice hockey player
April 22nd, 1968 (April 22 1968)DeathStephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (born in 1911)
April 22nd, 1967 (April 22 1967)BirthSheryl Lee, American actress
April 22nd, 1967 (April 22 1967)BirthSherri Shepherd, American comedian and actress
April 22nd, 1967 (April 22 1967)BirthHarvey Williams, American football playerWilliam Harvey Quotes
April 22nd, 1966 (April 22 1966)BirthMariana Levy, Mexican actress (died in 2005)
April 22nd, 1966 (April 22 1966)BirthJeffrey Dean Morgan, American actor
April 22nd, 1965 (April 22 1965)BirthLauri Hendler, actress
April 22nd, 1965 (April 22 1965)BirthPeter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
April 22nd, 1964 (April 22 1964)EventThe 1964-1965 New York World s Fair opens for its first season.
April 22nd, 1962 (April 22 1962)BirthJeff Minter, English video game programmer
April 22nd, 1960 (April 22 1960)BirthMart Laar, Estonian statesman
April 22nd, 1960 (April 22 1960)BirthGary Rhodes, English chef
April 22nd, 1960 (April 22 1960)BirthRandall L. Stephenson, American business executive
April 22nd, 1959 (April 22 1959)BirthCatherine Mary Stewart, Canadian actress
April 22nd, 1959 (April 22 1959)BirthRyan Stiles, Canadian-born actor
April 22nd, 1958 (April 22 1958)BirthKen Olandt, American actor
April 22nd, 1957 (April 22 1957)BirthDonald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister
April 22nd, 1955 (April 22 1955)BirthJohnnie To, Hong Kong film director and producer
April 22nd, 1954 (April 22 1954)EventRed Scare: Army-McCarthy Hearings begin.
April 22nd, 1953 (April 22 1953)BirthJuhani Komulainen, Finnish composer
April 22nd, 1952 (April 22 1952)BirthMarilyn Chambers, American pornographic actress
April 22nd, 1952 (April 22 1952)BirthFrancois Berleand, French actor
April 22nd, 1951 (April 22 1951)BirthPaul Carrack, English musician
April 22nd, 1951 (April 22 1951)BirthAna Maria Shua, Argentine poet
April 22nd, 1951 (April 22 1951)DeathHorace Donisthorpe, British entomologist (born in 1870) Horace Quotes
April 22nd, 1950 (April 22 1950)BirthPeter Frampton, English musician
April 22nd, 1950 (April 22 1950)BirthZygi Wilf, owner of the Minnesota Vikings
April 22nd, 1946 (April 22 1946)BirthJohn Waters, American film writer
April 22nd, 1946 (April 22 1946)BirthLouise Harel, Quebec politician
April 22nd, 1946 (April 22 1946)BirthNicole Garcia, French actress and director
April 22nd, 1946 (April 22 1946)BirthSteven L. Bennett, USAF Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient (died in 1972)
April 22nd, 1946 (April 22 1946)DeathHarlan F. Stone, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (born in 1872)
April 22nd, 1946 (April 22 1946)DeathLionel Atwill, English Actor (born in 1885)
April 22nd, 1945 (April 22 1945)EventWorld War II: Prisoners at the Jasenovac concentration camp revolt. 520 are killed and 80 escape.
April 22nd, 1945 (April 22 1945)EventWorld War II: Fuehrerbunker: After learning that Soviet forces have taken Eberswalde without a fight, Adolf Hitler admits defeat in his underground bunker and states that suicide is his only recourse.Adolf Hitler Quotes
April 22nd, 1945 (April 22 1945)DeathKathe Kollwitz, German artist (born in 1867)Kathe Kollwitz Quotes
April 22nd, 1945 (April 22 1945)DeathWilhelm Cauer, German mathematician (born in 1900)
April 22nd, 1944 (April 22 1944)EventWorld War II: Operation Persecution initiated - Allied forces land in the Hollandia (currently known as Jayapura) area of New Guinea.
April 22nd, 1944 (April 22 1944)BirthSteve Fossett, American adventurer (died in 2007)
April 22nd, 1943 (April 22 1943)BirthLouise Gluck, American poet and 12th US Poet Laureate
April 22nd, 1939 (April 22 1939)BirthMel Carter, American singer
April 22nd, 1939 (April 22 1939)BirthJason Miller, American playwright (died in 2001)
April 22nd, 1939 (April 22 1939)BirthTheodor Waigel, German politician and finance minister
April 22nd, 1938 (April 22 1938)BirthAdam Raphael, English journalist and author
April 22nd, 1937 (April 22 1937)BirthJack Nicholson, American actorJack Nicholson Quotes
April 22nd, 1937 (April 22 1937)BirthJack Nitzsche, American composer (died in 2000)
April 22nd, 1936 (April 22 1936)BirthGlen Campbell, American musician
April 22nd, 1936 (April 22 1936)BirthPierre Hetu, French Canadian conductor and pianist (died in 1998)
April 22nd, 1935 (April 22 1935)BirthPaul Chambers, American jazz bassist (died in 1969)
April 22nd, 1933 (April 22 1933)DeathHenry Royce, British automobile manufacturer (born in 1863)
April 22nd, 1930 (April 22 1930)EventThe United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding.
April 22nd, 1930 (April 22 1930)DeathJeppe Aakjaer, Danish poet (born in 1866)
April 22nd, 1929 (April 22 1929)DeathHenry Lerolle, French painter (born in 1848)
April 22nd, 1927 (April 22 1927)BirthLaurel Aitken, Jamaican singer (died in 2005)
April 22nd, 1926 (April 22 1926)BirthCharlotte Rae, American actress
April 22nd, 1926 (April 22 1926)BirthJames Stirling, British architect (died in 1992)
April 22nd, 1925 (April 22 1925)BirthGeorge Cole, English actor
April 22nd, 1925 (April 22 1925)DeathAndre Caplet, French composer (born in 1878)
April 22nd, 1923 (April 22 1923)BirthAvis Bunnage, English actress (died in 1990)
April 22nd, 1923 (April 22 1923)BirthBettie Page, American model
April 22nd, 1923 (April 22 1923)BirthAaron Spelling, American television producer (died in 2006)
April 22nd, 1922 (April 22 1922)BirthCharles Mingus, American musician (died in 1979)
April 22nd, 1922 (April 22 1922)BirthWolf V. Vishniac, American microbiologist (died in 1973)
April 22nd, 1919 (April 22 1919)BirthDonald J. Cram, American chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 2001)
April 22nd, 1918 (April 22 1918)BirthMickey Vernon, baseball player
April 22nd, 1916 (April 22 1916)BirthYehudi Menuhin, American-born violinist (died in 1999)
April 22nd, 1915 (April 22 1915)EventThe use of poison gas in World War I escalates when chlorine gas is released as a chemical weapon in the Second Battle of Ypres.
April 22nd, 1914 (April 22 1914)BirthJan de Hartog, Dutch writer (died in 2002)
April 22nd, 1914 (April 22 1914)BirthMichael Wittman, German soldier and tank ace (died in 1944)
April 22nd, 1912 (April 22 1912)EventPravda, the "voice" of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, begins publication in Saint Petersburg.
April 22nd, 1912 (April 22 1912)BirthKathleen Ferrier, British singer (died in 1953)
April 22nd, 1910 (April 22 1910)BirthNorman Steenrod, American mathematician (died in 1971)
April 22nd, 1909 (April 22 1909)BirthRita Levi-Montalcini, Italian neurologist, Nobel laureate
April 22nd, 1909 (April 22 1909)BirthIndro Montanelli, Italian journalist and historian (died in 2001)
April 22nd, 1908 (April 22 1908)DeathHenry Campbell-Bannerman, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1836)
April 22nd, 1907 (April 22 1907)BirthIvan Efremov, Russian paleontologist and author (died in 1972)
April 22nd, 1906 (April 22 1906)BirthEddie Albert, American actor (died in 2005)
April 22nd, 1906 (April 22 1906)BirthPrince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Vasterbotten, second in line to the Swedish throne (died in 1946)
April 22nd, 1905 (April 22 1905)BirthRobert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (died in 1991)
April 22nd, 1904 (April 22 1904)BirthRobert Oppenheimer, American physicist (died in 1967)
April 22nd, 1899 (April 22 1899)BirthVladimir Nabokov, Russian writer (died in 1977)Vladimir Nabokov Quotes
April 22nd, 1898 (April 22 1898)EventSpanish-American War: The United States Navy begins a blockade of Cuban ports and the USS Nashville captures a Spanish merchant ship.
April 22nd, 1896 (April 22 1896)DeathThomas Meik, British civil engineer (born in 1812)
April 22nd, 1893 (April 22 1893)DeathChaim Aronson, inventor and academic (born in 1825)
April 22nd, 1892 (April 22 1892)BirthVernon Johns, American civil rights activist (died in 1965)
April 22nd, 1892 (April 22 1892)DeathEdouard Lalo, French composer (born in 1823)
April 22nd, 1891 (April 22 1891)BirthHarold Jeffreys, English astronomer (died in 1989)
April 22nd, 1891 (April 22 1891)BirthNicola Sacco, American anarchist (died in 1927)
April 22nd, 1891 (April 22 1891)BirthVittorio Jano, Italian engineer (died in 1965)
April 22nd, 1889 (April 22 1889)EventAt high noon, thousands rush to claim land in the Land Run of 1889. Within hours the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed with populations of at least 10,000.
April 22nd, 1889 (April 22 1889)BirthRichard Glucks, German SS officer and concentration camp administrator (died in 1945, by suicide)
April 22nd, 1884 (April 22 1884)BirthOtto Rank, Austrian psychologist (died in 1939)
April 22nd, 1881 (April 22 1881)BirthAlexander Kerensky, Russian politician (died in 1970)
April 22nd, 1877 (April 22 1877)DeathJames P. Kirkwood, American civil engineer (born in 1807)James Wood Quotes
April 22nd, 1876 (April 22 1876)BirthRobert Barany, American physician, Nobel laureate (died in 1936)
April 22nd, 1876 (April 22 1876)BirthGeorg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (died in 1920)
April 22nd, 1873 (April 22 1873)BirthEllen Glasgow, American author (died in 1945)
April 22nd, 1872 (April 22 1872)BirthPrincess Margaret of Prussia, queen of Finland (died in 1954)
April 22nd, 1870 (April 22 1870)BirthVladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary (died in 1924)Vladimir Lenin Quotes
April 22nd, 1868 (April 22 1868)BirthArchduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (died in 1924)
April 22nd, 1864 (April 22 1864)EventThe U.S. Congress passes the Coinage Act which mandates that the inscription "In God We Trust" be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.
April 22nd, 1863 (April 22 1863)EventAmerican Civil War: Grierson s Raid begins - troops under Union Colonel Benjamin Grierson attack central Mississippi.
April 22nd, 1860 (April 22 1860)BirthAda Rehan, American stage actress (died in 1916)
April 22nd, 1854 (April 22 1854)BirthHenri La Fontaine, Belgian lawyer, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (died in 1943)
April 22nd, 1854 (April 22 1854)DeathNicolas Bravo, Mexican politician and soldier (born in 1786)
April 22nd, 1852 (April 22 1852)BirthGuillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (died in 1912)
April 22nd, 1844 (April 22 1844)BirthLewis Thornton Powell, would-be assassin of Secretary of State William H. Seward (died in 1865)
April 22nd, 1840 (April 22 1840)BirthOdilon Redon, French painter (died in 1916)
April 22nd, 1839 (April 22 1839)DeathDenis Davydov, Russian general and poet (born in 1784)
April 22nd, 1836 (April 22 1836)EventTexas Revolution: A day after the Battle of San Jacinto forces under Texas General Sam Houston capture Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.
April 22nd, 1833 (April 22 1833)DeathRichard Trevithick, English inventor (born in 1771)
April 22nd, 1832 (April 22 1832)BirthJulius Sterling Morton, Arbor Day founder (died in 1902
April 22nd, 1816 (April 22 1816)BirthCharles Denis Bourbaki, French general
April 22nd, 1812 (April 22 1812)BirthSolomon Caesar Malan, British orientalist (died in 1894) Solomon Quotes
April 22nd, 1806 (April 22 1806)DeathPierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (stabbed) (born in 1763)
April 22nd, 1778 (April 22 1778)DeathJames Hargreaves, English inventor (born in 1720)
April 22nd, 1766 (April 22 1766)BirthMadame de Stael, French author (died in 1817)
April 22nd, 1758 (April 22 1758)DeathAntoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (born in 1686)
April 22nd, 1744 (April 22 1744)BirthJames Sullivan, 7th Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1808)
April 22nd, 1724 (April 22 1724)BirthImmanuel Kant, German philosopher (died in 1804)Immanuel Kant Quotes
April 22nd, 1711 (April 22 1711)BirthEleazar Wheelock, American founder of Dartmouth College (died in 1779)
April 22nd, 1707 (April 22 1707)BirthHenry Fielding, English author (died in 1754)Henry Fielding Quotes
April 22nd, 1699 (April 22 1699)DeathHans Erasmus A?mann, Freiherr von Abschatz, German statesman (born in 1646)
April 22nd, 1692 (April 22 1692)BirthJames Stirling, Scottish mathematician (died in 1770)
April 22nd, 1690 (April 22 1690)BirthJohn Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, English statesman (died in 1763)
April 22nd, 1672 (April 22 1672)DeathGeorg Stiernhielm, Swedish poet (born in 1598)
April 22nd, 1658 (April 22 1658)BirthGiuseppe Torelli, Italian composer (died in 1709)
April 22nd, 1610 (April 22 1610)BirthPope Alexander VIII (died in 1691)Alexander Pope Quotes
April 22nd, 1592 (April 22 1592)DeathBartolomeo Ammanati, Italian architect (born in 1511)
April 22nd, 1529 (April 22 1529)EventTreaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal along a line 297.5 leagues or 17 east of the Moluccas.
April 22nd, 1509 (April 22 1509)EventHenry VIII accedes to the throne of England after the death of his father.
April 22nd, 1500 (April 22 1500)EventPortuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral becomes the first European to sight Brazil.
April 22nd, 1451 (April 22 1451)BirthQueen Isabella of Castile and Leon (died in 1504)
April 22nd, 0536 (April 22 0536)DeathPope Agapetus I
April 22nd, 0455 (April 22 0455)DeathPetronius Maximus, Roman Emperor
April 22nd, 0296 (April 22 0296)DeathPope Caius

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