Historical Events on April 22, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on April 22nd This Day in History

Year Name
2019 A magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes the main Philippines island of Luzon, killing at least 8 people.
2016 The Paris Agreement is signed, an agreement to help fight global warming.
2014 More than 60 people are killed and 80 are seriously injured in a train crash in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Katanga Province.
2013 The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrest and charge two men with plotting to disrupt a Toronto area train service in a plot claimed to be backed by Al-Qaeda elements.
2008 The United States Air Force retires the remaining F-117 Nighthawk aircraft in service.
2005 Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi apologizes for Japan's war record.
2004 Two fuel trains collide in Ryongchon, North Korea, killing up to 150 people.
2000 In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami.
1997 Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria where 93 villagers are killed.
1993 Eighteen-year-old Stephen Lawrence is murdered in a racially motivated attack while waiting for a bus in Well Hall, Eltham.
1992 In a series of explosions in Guadalajara, Mexico, 206 people are killed, nearly 500 injured and 15,000 left homeless.
1983 The German magazine Stern claims the "Hitler Diaries" had been found in wreckage in East Germany; the diaries are subsequently revealed to be forgeries.
1977 Optical fiber is first used to carry live telephone traffic.
1972 Vietnam War: Increased American bombing in Vietnam prompts anti-war protests in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco.
1970 The first Earth Day is celebrated.
1969 British yachtsman Sir Robin Knox-Johnston wins the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race and completes the first solo non-stop circumnavigation of the world.
1954 Red Scare: Witnesses begin testifying and live television coverage of the Army-McCarthy hearings begins.
1951 Korean War: The Chinese People's Volunteer Army begin assaulting positions defended by the Royal Australian Regiment and the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry at the Battle of Kapyong.
1948 Arab-Israeli War: Haifa, a major port of Israel, is captured from Arab forces.
1945 World War II: Prisoners at the Jasenovac concentration camp revolt. Five hundred twenty are killed and around eighty escape.
1945 World War II: Führerbunker: 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.
1944 The 1st Air Commando Group using Sikorsky R-4 helicopters stage the first use of helicopters in combat with combat search and rescue operations in the China Burma India Theater.
1944 World War II: Operation Persecution is initiated: Allied forces land in the Hollandia (currently known as Jayapura) area of New Guinea.
1944 World War II: In Greenland, the Allied Sledge Patrol attack the German Bassgeiger weather station.
1930 The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding.
1915 The use of poison gas in World War I escalates when chlorine gas is released as a chemical weapon in the Second Battle of Ypres.
1906 The 1906 Intercalated Games, now recognized as part of the official Olympic Games, open in Athens.
1898 Spanish-American War: The USS Nashville captures a Spanish merchant ship.
1889 At noon, thousands rush to claim land in the Land Rush of 1889. Within hours the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed with populations of at least 10,000.
1876 The first game in the history of the National League was played at the Jefferson Street Grounds in Philadelphia. This game is often pointed to as the beginning of the MLB.
1864 The U.S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 that mandates that the inscription In God We Trust be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.
1836 Texas Revolution: A day after the Battle of San Jacinto, forces under Texas General Sam Houston identify Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna among the captives of the battle when some of his fellow soldiers mistakenly give away his identity.
1809 The second day of the Battle of Eckmühl: The Austrian army is defeated by the First French Empire army led by Napoleon and driven over the Danube in Regensburg.
1622 The Capture of Ormuz by the East India Company ends Portuguese control of Hormuz Island.
1529 Treaty of Zaragoza divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal along a line 297.5 leagues (1,250 kilometres (780 mi)) east of the Moluccas.
1519 Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés establishes a settlement at Veracruz, Mexico.
1500 Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral lands in Brazil.
238 Year of the Six Emperors: The Roman Senate outlaws emperor Maximinus Thrax for his bloodthirsty proscriptions in Rome and nominates two of its members, Pupienus and Balbinus, to the throne.
Famous People Born on April 22

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Year Name
1891 Vittorio Jano, Italian engineer (d. 1965)
1918 Mickey Vernon, American baseball player and coach (d. 2008)
1972 Willie Robertson, American hunter and businessman
1910 Norman Steenrod, American mathematician and academic (d. 1971)
1977 Mark van Bommel, Dutch footballer
1953 Valeri Bondarenko, Estonian footballer and coach
1969 Dion Dublin, English footballer and sportscaster
1966 Mickey Morandini, American baseball player and manager
1987 David Luiz, Brazilian footballer
1970 Erkki Bahovski, Estonian journalist
Famous People Deaths On April 22

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Date Name
1945 Käthe Kollwitz, German painter and sculptor (b. 1867)
2013 Robert Suderburg, American pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1936)
2005 Philip Morrison, American physicist and academic (b. 1915)
536 Pope Agapetus I
2012 Bill Granger, American author (b. 1941)
1989 Emilio G. Segrè, Italian-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
2012 George Rathmann, American chemist, biologist, and businessman (b. 1927)
1355 Eleanor of Woodstock, countess regent of Guelders, eldest daughter of King Edward II of England (b. 1318)
1950 Charles Hamilton Houston, American lawyer and academic (b. 1895)
1892 ÿdouard Lalo, French violinist and composer (b. 1823)