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Births for April 22


  • 1357 Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433)
  • 1451 Isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columbu
  • 1610 Alexander VIII, (Pietro Ottoboni), Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91)
  • 1640 Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun
  • 1658 Giuseppe Torelli, Italy, composer (Concert Grossi op 8)
  • 1690 John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42)
  • 1707 Henry Fielding, England, novelist (Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones)
  • 1724 Immanuel Kant, Germany, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
  • 1766 Madame de Sta‰l, Swiss-French belle-lettrist (An Extraordinary Woman)
  • 1775 Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen)
  • 1799 Jean Poiseuille, physician/physiologist (blood pressure)
  • 1818 Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1823 Alfred Gibbs, Major General (Union Army), died in 1868
  • 1827 William Hopkins Morris, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 190
  • 1831 Alexander McDowell McCook, Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1832 Julius Sterling Morton, Nebraska, (Gov-Neb), started Arbor Day
  • 1839 August W Eichler, German botanist
  • 1853 Alphonse Bertillon, France, anthropologist, devised crime ID system
  • 1854 Henri-Marie Lafontaine, Belgium, international lawyer (Nobel 1913)
  • 1863 Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, publisher
  • 1866 Hans von Seeckt, German general (Zukunft of the Reiches)
  • 1870 Nikolai Lenin, (Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov), Bolshevik/USSR revolutionist
  • 1873 Ellen Anderson Glasgow, US, novelist (Ancient Law, Pulitzer-1942)
  • 1873 Ellen Glasgow, US, novelist (Pulitzer-1942)
  • 1876 O E R”lvaag, Norwegian-American novelist (Giants in the Earth)
  • 1876 Robert B r ny, Sweden, otologist, vestibular expert (Nobel 1914)
  • 1884 John van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Dies Sept 3, 1992)
  • 1884 Otto Rank (Rosenfeld), Austria psychoanalysis (Knstler)
  • 1891 Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, composer
  • 1904 J(ulius) Robert Oppenheimer, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project
  • 1904 Robert J Oppenheimer, US nuclear physics/director (Los Alamos)
  • 1906 Eric Fenby, president (Delius Society)
  • 1908 Eddie Albert, (Heimberger), Rock Island Il, actor (Oliver-Green Acres
  • 1909 Ralph Byrd, Dayton Ohio, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show)
  • 1910 Eric Scowen, physician
  • 1910 R J Ritchie, tennis player
  • 1912 Kathleen Mary Ferrier, England, contralto (Orfeo Ed Evridice)
  • 1914 Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)
  • 1914 Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)
  • 1915 Dick Dudley, Tenn, TV host (Village Barn)
  • 1915 Lord Airedale, British social democrat
  • 1916 Earl of Oxford & Asquith, governor (Seychelles)
  • 1916 Yehudi Menuhin, NYC, violinist/conductor (Bartok's Sonata)
  • 1917 Leo Abse, biographer/MP
  • 1917 Mile Yvette Chauvir‚, ballerina assoluta
  • 1917 Sidney Nolan, Australia, painter/illustrator (Ned Kelly)
  • 1918 Robert Wadlow, Alton Ill, world's tallest man (8'11.1")
  • 1919 Donald Cram, US, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
  • 1920 Hal March, SF Calif, actor/host ($64,000 Question)
  • 1922 Charles Mingus, Arizona, jazz bassist (Pithecanthropus Erectus)
  • 1922 Lou Stein, Phila Pa,. pianist (Tonight! America After Dark)
  • 1922 Richard C Diebenkorn Jr, US, painter (Ocean Park Paintings)
  • 1923 Betty Page, Kingsport Tn, playmate (Jan, 1955)/model (Dark Angel)
  • 1923 Hugh Lloyd, actor
  • 1923 Paula Fox, US children's books author (Poor George)
  • 1923 Peter Bowring, CEO (C T Bowring)
  • 1925 George Cole, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers, Gone in 60 Seconds)
  • 1926 Bob Flannigan, Greencastle Ind, singer (4 Freshmen)
  • 1926 Charlotte Rae, Milwaukee Wisc, actress (Edna-Facts of Life)
  • 1928 Aaron Spelling, TV executive producer (Charlie's Angels)
  • 1929 Margaret Pereira, forensic scientist
  • 1929 Michael Atiyah, educator (Trinity College - Cambridge England)
  • 1929 Robert Wade-Gery, diplomat/exec director (Barclays de Zoete Wedd)
  • 1931 Henk Gortzak, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CPN/PSP)
  • 1931 Robert Dickson, Canada, ice hockey player (1948)
  • 1931 Ronald Hynd, British choreographer
  • 1932 Michael Colgrass, Chicago Illinois, composer (Best Wishes)
  • 1933 John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut
  • 1933 Robin Hutton, merchant banker
  • 1934 Nico Ladenis, restauranteur
  • 1934 Viscount Portman
  • 1935 Christopher Ball, linguist/warden (Keble College-Oxford)
  • 1935 Glen Campbell, Delight Ark, actor/singer (Time I Get to Phoenix)
  • 1937 Bobbi Fiedler, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
  • 1937 David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)
  • 1937 Jack Nicholson, NJ, actor (One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest, Shining)
  • 1937 Kenneth Palmer, cricket umpire
  • 1938 Alan Bond, tycoon/yachtsman
  • 1939 Jason Miller, actor/writer (Exorcist, Light of Day)
  • 1945 Alan Dukes, Irish leader (Fine Gael)
  • 1945 Donald Graham, US businessman(?)
  • 1945 Giel˜n Escher, Dutch postage stamp artist
  • 1945 Robert Key, MP/British undersecretary for National Heritage
  • 1946 Archy Kirkwood, MP (L-D)
  • 1946 Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
  • 1948 Carole Drinkwater, actress
  • 1949 Spencer Haywood, Silver City Ms, NBAer (Oly-gold-1968, Knicks)
  • 1950 Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)
  • 1950 Peter Frampton, rock guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive)
  • 1952 Tamara Sergeyevna Zakharova, cosmonaut
  • 1954 Joseph Bottoms, Santa Barbara Cal, actor (Surfacing, Blind Date)
  • 1955 Arthur Baker, rock producer (Afrika Banbaataa-Planet Rock)
  • 1956 Catherine Mary Stewart, actress (Passion & Paradise, Riding the Edge)
  • 1957 Ethel White, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • 1960 Lloyd Honeyghan, welterweight boxing champ
  • 1961 Byron Allen, LA Calif, comedian (Real People, Byron Allen Show)
  • 1961 Jeff Hostetler, NFL QB (NY Giants, 1990 Superbowl)
  • 1968 Vernell Coles, basketball player (Olympic-bronze-1988)
  • 1969 Craig Logan, Scotland, rock bassist (Bros Front, Bon Jovi-New Jersey)
  • 197- Scott Nemes, actor (Grant Schumacker-It's Garry Shandling)
  • 1980 Aaron Metchnik, Santa Barbara Calif, actor (Stephen-Torkelsons)
  • 1985 Lauri Hendler, Ft Belvoir Va, actress (Julie-Gimme a Break)


Passings for April 22


  • 536 Agapitus I, Italian Pope (535-36), dies
  • 1355 Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II, dies at 36
  • 1462 Gilbert of Lannoy, master of Villerval/Tronchiennes/Santes, dies
  • 1662 John Tradescant, gardener, dies
  • 1699 Hans A Freiherr von Abschatz, poet, dies
  • 1778 James Hargreaves, inventor (spinning jenny), dies
  • 1827 Thomas Rowlandson, cartoonist, dies
  • 1833 Richard Trevithick, inventor (steam locomotive), dies at 62
  • 1878 Top Naeff, (Anthonetta van Rh˜n-N), writer, dies
  • 1901 William Stubbs, historian/bishop, dies
  • 1908 Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies
  • 1933 Frederick Henry Royce, motorcar pioneer, dies
  • 1946 Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), dies at 73
  • 1950 Charles H Houston, architect of NAACP legal campaign, dies at 54
  • 1957 I Roy D Campbell, British writer (Garcia Lorca), dies at 54
  • 1957 Ignatius Roy Dunnachie Campbell, poet, dies
  • 1967 Tom Conway, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show), dies at 62
  • 1977 Charles Sanford, orch leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71
  • 1978 Will Geer, actor (Grandpa Walton-Waltons), dies at 75
  • 1980 Jane Froman, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), dies at 72
  • 1981 Brailsford Reese Brazeal, dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76
  • 1982 Melville Bell Grosvenor, pres (Natl Geographic Society), dies at 80
  • 1983 Earl "Fatha" Hines, US, jazz pianist/conductor, dies
  • 1984 Ansel Adams, US photographer, dies at 82
  • 1988 Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
  • 1989 Huey Newton, US, Black Panther leader, shot dead at 47
  • 1992 Billy Wayne White, murderer, executed in Texas, at 34
  • 1992 Joop (Joseph) van Santen, Dutch 1st Chamber member (CPN), dies
  • 1993 Andries Treurnicht, founder S Afr Conservative Party, dies at 72


Special events for April 22


  • 296 St Gaius ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 536 St Agapitus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 687 -BC- Chinese record a meteor shower in Lyra
  • 1145 19th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
  • 1164 Raynald of Dassel names Guido di Crema as anti-pope Paschalis III
  • 1500 Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil & claims it for Portugal
  • 1509 Henry VIII ascended to throne of England
  • 1526 1st slave revolt occurs in SC
  • 1529 Spain & Portugal divide eastern hemisphere in Treaty of Saragosa
  • 1662 Royal Society incorporates
  • 1676 Battle of Etna (Ned/Spain-France, M de Ruyter fatally wounded
  • 1769 Madame du Barry becomes King Louis XV's "official" mistress
  • 1796 Napoleon defeats Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi
  • 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
  • 1838 English steamship "Sirius" docks in NYC after Atlantic crossing
  • 1861 Robert E Lee named commander of Virginia forces
  • 1864 US mints 2› coin (1st appearance of "In God We Trust")
  • 1876 1st NL game, Boston Braves beat Phila Athletics 6-5
  • 1884 Thomas Stevens starts 1st bike trip around world (2 yrs 9 mos)
  • 1889 Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner"
  • 1897 NYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (stiil active)
  • 1898 1st Spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship
  • 1898 Baltimore James Hughes no-hits Boston Braves 8-0
  • 1898 Cincinnati Red Theodore Breitenstein no-hits Pirates 11-0
  • 1898 US gunboat Nashville defeats Spanish ship Buena Ventura
  • 1898 US president Mckinley orders blockade of Cuban harbors
  • 1903 American Power Boat Association forms
  • 1903 NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game, Senators win 3-1 before 11,950
  • 1905 Operations beginn uniting conservatory of Nature monument Amsterdam
  • 1906 Olympic games held in Athens are not accepted by IOC
  • 1909 A Kopff discovers asteroid #680 Genoveva
  • 1911 H E Wood discovers asteroid #715 Transvaalia
  • 1913 Montenegro troops march into Skoetari, North-Albania
  • 1914 Mexico ends diplomatic relations with US
  • 1915 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I
  • 1915 2nd Battle of Ypres begins
  • 1915 Yankees don pinstripes & hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time
  • 1922 South Ossetian Autonomous Region established in Georgian SSR
  • 1924 Hague Chambers of Commerce forms
  • 1925 K Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1042 Amazone & #1043 Beate
  • 1926 Persia, Turkey & Afghanistan sign treaties of security
  • 1927 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1209 Pumma
  • 1930 H Van Gent discovers asteroid #1226 Golia
  • 1930 US, Britain & Japan agree to reduce naval forces
  • 1931 Egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty
  • 1933 Dutch govt forbids leftwing radio address
  • 1937 NYC college students stage 4th annual peace strike
  • 1941 Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1567 Alikoski
  • 1944 Allies land near Hollandia, New-Guinea
  • 1945 Concentration Camp at Sachsenhausen liberated
  • 1945 Toronto Maple Leafs beat Det Red Wings 4 games to 3 for Stanley Cup
  • 1946 SED, Sozialistic Einheitspartei Deutschlands, party forms
  • 1947 Philadelphia beats Chicago, 4 games to 2, for 1st NBA championship
  • 1948 WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1951 Ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC
  • 1952 1st atomic explosion on network news, Nob, Nevada
  • 1954 Achiel of Acker forms Belgian cabinet
  • 1954 NBA adopts 24-second shot clock & 6 team-foul rule
  • 1954 Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings began
  • 1954 USSR joins UNESCO
  • 1955 Congress orders all US coins bear motto "In God We Trust"
  • 1961 Uprising of French parachutist of Gen Salan/Challe in Algeria
  • 1962 Tor Maple Leafs beat Black Hawks 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup
  • 1964 Tanganyika & Zanzibar form republic Tanzania
  • 1964 World's Fair (Flushing Meadow, Corona Park, NY) opens
  • 1966 Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4
  • 1967 Martial Law goes into effect in Greece
  • 1969 Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zygiewicz in 1:36
  • 1969 Robin Knox-Johnston ends 312 day non-stop sailing
  • 1970 1st Earth Day held internationally to conserve natural resources
  • 1970 NY Met Jerry Grote sets record of 20 put outs by a catcher
  • 1970 NY Met Tom Seaver strikes out last 10 Padres, for a total of 19
  • 1970 Senators beat Yankees 2-1 in 18 innings
  • 1971 Soyuz 10 launched
  • 1972 Apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on Moon
  • 1974 Barbara Walters becomes news co-anchor of Today Show
  • 1974 C Torres discovers asteroid #2976 Lautaro
  • 1975 Penguins 2-Isles 4-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 3-2 lead
  • 1976 Barbara Walters becomes 1st female nightly network news anchor
  • 1979 Mick Jaggar & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada
  • 1982 Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season
  • 1982 Launch of STS-3-Lousma & Fullerton (03/23)
  • 1986 Consumer Price Index drops .04% for 2nd month in a row
  • 1989 Nolan Ryan strikesout his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)
  • 1990 Lebanon releases hostage Robert Polhill
  • 1991 Earthquake strikes Costa Rica & Panama, kills 95
  • 1991 Intel releases 486SX chip
  • 1991 Johnny Carson announces he will retire next year from Tonight Show
  • 1991 Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn & Queen
  • 1992 Gas explodes in sewer, kills 200 in Guadalajara Mexico
  • 1992 Richter 6 Earthquake in California
  • 1993 Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox


Songs for date April 22


  • 04/22/49 --- Some Enchanted Evening (Como, Perry)
  • 04/22/72 --- I Didn't Get To Sleep At All, (Last Night) (Fifth Dimension)
  • 04/22/72 --- Morning Has Broken (Stevens, Cat)
  • 04/22/78 --- On Broadway (Benson, George)
  • 04/22/78 --- Shadow Dancing (Gibb, Andy)
  • 04/22/78 --- Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (Mathis, Johnny)
  • 04/22/78 --- It's A Heartache (Tyler, Bonnie)
  • 04/22/89 --- Patience (Guns N' Roses)
  • 04/22/89 --- Where Are You Now (Harnen, Jimmy)
  • 04/22/89 --- Close My Eyes Forever (Ford, Lita)
  • 04/22/89 --- I'll Be Loving You (Forever) (New Kids On The Block)
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