THIS DAY IN HISTORY 22/04


This Day in History 22/04

APRIL 22ND



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1954 – USSR joins UNESCO



1970 – 1st Earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources


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1970 – Flat Earth celebrated



1971 – Soyuz 10 launched



1972 – Apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on Moon



1974 – Barbara Walters becomes news co-anchor of Today Show



1983 – Soyuz T-8 returns to Earth


1988 – The Nigerian National Population Commission was inaugurated

1993 – Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Wash DC



1993 – The web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.



1994 – 7,000 Tutsi’s slaughtered in stadium of Kibuye Rwanda



2013 – Manchester United defeat Aston Villa to claim the 2012/2013 English Premier Leag



FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS



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


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1906 – Eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Illinois, actor (Roman Holiday, Green Acres)


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1923 – Aaron Spelling, American television producer (Charlie’s Angels), (d. 2006)



1937 – Jack Nicholson, NJ, actor (One Flew Over Cuckoo’s Nest, Shining)


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1979 – Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair)



FAMOUS DEATHS



1830 – Knud L Rahbek, Danish literary/historian, dies at 69



1778 – James Hargreaves, inventor (spinning jenny), dies



1980 – Jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman’s USA Canteen), dies at 72



1989 – Emilio G. Segrè, Italian physicist and Nobel laureate (discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton), dies at 84 of a heart attack



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

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One comment on “THIS DAY IN HISTORY 22/04

  1. Reblogged this on Adejokeiyabadan's Blog and commented:

    HISTORICAL EVENTS:
    1988 – The Nigerian National Population Commission was inaugurated

    1993 – Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Wash DC

    1993 – The web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.

    1994 – 7,000 Tutsi’s slaughtered in stadium of Kibuye Rwanda

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