Historical Events on October 22, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on October 22nd This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Same-sex marriage is legalised, and abortion is decriminalised in Northern Ireland as a result of the Northern Ireland Assembly not being restored.
2014 Michael Zehaf-Bibeau attacks the Parliament of Canada, killing a soldier and injuring three other people.
2013 The Australian Capital Territory becomes the first Australian jurisdiction to legalize same-sex marriage with the Marriage Equality (Same Sex) Act 2013.
2012 Cyclist Lance Armstrong is formally stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after being charged for doping.
2008 India launches its first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1.
2007 A raid on Anuradhapura Air Force Base is carried out by 21 Tamil Tiger commandos, with all except one dying in this attack. Eight Sri Lanka Air Force planes are destroyed and ten damaged.
2006 A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a national referendum.
2005 Tropical Storm Alpha forms in the Atlantic Basin, making the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season the most active Atlantic hurricane season until surpassed by the 2020 season.
2005 Bellview Airlines Flight 210 crashes in Nigeria, killing all 117 people on board.
1999 Maurice Papon, an official in the Vichy government during World War II, is jailed for crimes against humanity.
1997 Danish fugitive Steen Christensen kills two police officers, Chief Constable Eero Holsti and Senior Constable Antero Palo, in Ullanlinna, Helsinki, Finland during his prison escape.[9]
1987 John Adams' opera Nixon in China premiered.
1983 Two correctional officers are killed by inmates at the United States Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois. The incident inspires the Supermax model of prisons.
1981 The United States Federal Labor Relations Authority votes to decertify the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) for its strike the previous August.
1976 Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the US Food and Drug Administration after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs.
1975 The Soviet unmanned space mission Venera 9 lands on Venus.
1964 Jean-Paul Sartre is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, but turns down the honor.
1964 An all-party Parliamentary Committee selects the design which will become the new official flag of Canada.
1963 A BAC One-Eleven prototype airliner crashes in UK with the loss of all on board.
1962 Cuban Missile Crisis: President Kennedy, after internal counsel from Dwight D. Eisenhower, announces that American reconnaissance planes have discovered Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba, and that he has ordered a naval "quarantine" of the Communist nation.
1947 The Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan begins, having started just after the partition of India.
1946 Over twenty-two hundred engineers and technicians from eastern Germany are forced to relocate to the Soviet Union, along with their families and equipment.
1943 World War II: In the second firestorm raid on Germany, the RAF conducts an air raid on the town of Kassel, killing 10,000 and rendering 150,000 homeless.
1941 World War II: French resistance member Guy Môquet and 29 other hostages are executed by the Germans in retaliation for the death of a German officer.
1936 Dod Orsborne, captain of the Girl Pat is convicted of its theft and imprisoned, having caused a media sensation when it went missing.
1934 In East Liverpool, Ohio, FBI agents shoot and kill notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd.
1923 The royalist Leonardopoulos–Gargalidis coup d'état attempt fails in Greece, discrediting the monarchy and paving the way for the establishment of the Second Hellenic Republic.
1910 Hawley Harvey Crippen (the first felon to be arrested with the help of radio) is convicted of poisoning his wife.
1907 A run on the stock of the Knickerbocker Trust Company sets events in motion that will spark the Panic of 1907.
1895 In Paris an express train derails after overrunning the buffer stop, crossing almost 30 metres (100 ft) of concourse before crashing through a wall and falling 10 metres (33 ft) to the road below.
1884 The International Meridian Conference designates the Royal Observatory, Greenwich as the world's prime meridian.
1883 The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City opens with a performance of Gounod's Faust.
1879 Using a filament of carbonized thread, Thomas Edison tests the first practical electric incandescent light bulb (lasting 13.mw-parser-output .frac{white-space:nowrap}.mw-parser-output .frac .num,.mw-parser-output .frac .den{font-size:80%;line-height:0;vertical-align:super}.mw-parser-output .frac .den{vertical-align:sub}.mw-parser-output .sr-only{border:0;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);height:1px;margin:-1px;o
1878 The Bramall Lane stadium sees the first rugby match played under floodlights.
1877 The Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners.
1875 The first telegraphic connection in Argentina becomes operational.
1866 A plebiscite ratifies the annexation of Veneto and Mantua to Italy, which had occurred three days before on October 19.
1859 Spain declares war on Morocco.
1844 The Millerites (followers of Baptist preacher William Miller) anticipate the end of the world in conjunction with the Second Advent of Christ. The following day becomes known as the Great Disappointment.
1836 Sam Houston is inaugurated as the first President of the Republic of Texas.
1797 André-Jacques Garnerin makes the first recorded parachute jump, from 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) above Paris.
1790 Northwest Indian War: Native American forces defeat the United States, ending the Harmar Campaign.
1784 Russia founds a colony on Kodiak Island, Alaska.
1777 American Revolutionary War: American defenders of Fort Mercer on the Delaware River repulse repeated Hessian attacks in the Battle of Red Bank.
1746 The College of New Jersey (later renamed Princeton University) receives its charter
1739 The War of Jenkins' Ear begins with the first attack on La Guaira.
1730 Construction of the Ladoga Canal is completed.
1721 The Russian Empire is proclaimed by Tsar Peter I after the Swedish defeat in the Great Northern War.
1707 Four British naval vessels run aground on the Isles of Scilly because of faulty navigation. In response, the first Longitude Act is enacted in 1714.
1633 The Ming dynasty defeats the Dutch East India Company.
1383 The male line of the Portuguese House of Burgundy becomes extinct with the death of King Fernando, leaving only his daughter Beatrice. Rival claimants begin a period of civil war and disorder.
906 Ahmad ibn Kayghalagh leads a raid against the Byzantine Empire, taking 4,000–5,000 captives.
794 Emperor Kanmu relocates the Japanese capital to Heian-kyō (now Kyoto).
451 The Chalcedonian Creed, regarding the divine and human nature of Jesus, is adopted by the Council of Chalcedon, an ecumenical council.
Famous People Born on October 22

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Year Name
1875 David van Embden, Dutch economist and politician (d. 1962)
1913 Bảo Đại, Vietnamese emperor (d. 1997)
1907 Günther Treptow, German tenor (d. 1981)
1939 Tony Roberts, American actor and singer
1886 Erik Bergman, Swedish minister (d. 1970)
1778 Javier de Burgos, Spanish jurist and politician (d. 1848)
1559 Jacques Sirmond, French scholar (d. 1651)
1971 Amanda Coetzer, South African tennis player
1973 Mark van der Zijden, Dutch swimmer
1942 Annette Funicello, American actress and singer (d. 2013)
Famous People Deaths On October 22

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Date Name
1986 Jane Dornacker, American actress and singer (b. 1947)
2001 Helmut Krackowizer, Austrian motorcycle racer and journalist (b. 1922)
2016 Steve Dillon, British comic book artist (b. 1962)
1906 Paul Cézanne, French painter (b. 1839)
1755 Elisha Williams, American minister, academic, and jurist (b. 1694)
1995 Kingsley Amis, English novelist, poet, critic (b. 1922)
1928 Andrew Fisher, Scottish-Australian lawyer and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1862)
1985 Viorica Ursuleac, Romanian soprano and educator (b. 1894)
1859 Louis Spohr, German violinist and composer (b. 1784)
1751 William IV, Prince of Orange (b. 1711)