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Historical Events In April - 22

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1914  Babe Ruth's 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)  

1915  On this day in history firt military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I  

1915  1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I on April - 22.  

1915  Dick Dudley, Tenn, TV host (Village Barn) on April - 22.  

1916  On this day in history the birth of Yehudi Menuhin, Violinist  

1916  France battles at Fort Douaumont on April - 22.  

1916  On April - 22 earl of Oxford & Asquith, governor (Seychelles)  

1917  Leo Abse, biographer/MP on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history mickey Vernon, baseball player  

1919  On this day in history donald Cram, US, biochemist (Nobel 1987)  

1920  On April - 22 hal March, SF Calif, actor/TV host ($64,000 Question, Outrage)  

1922  On this day in history south Ossetian Autonomous Region established in Georgian SSR  

1922  South Ossetian Autonomous Region forms in Georgian SSR on April - 22.  

1922  Charles Mingus, Arizona, jazz bassist (Pithecanthropus Erectus) on this day in history.  

1923  On April - 22 betty Page, Kingsport Tn, playmate (Jan, 1955)/model (Dark Angel)  

1924  Hague Chambers of Commerce forms on this day in history.  

1925  K Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1042 Amazone & #1043 Beate on this day in history.  

1925  Christopher Ball, Oxford, warden (Keble College) on April - 22.  

1925  Andre Caplet, composer, dies at 46 on April - 22.  

1926  On April - 22 persia, Turkey & Afghanistan sign treaties of security  

1927  K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1209 Pumma on April - 22.  

1927  1st performance of Roger Sessions' Symphony in E on April - 22.  

1929  On April - 22 odon Peter Jozsef de Mihalovich, composer, dies at 86  

1930  H Van Gent discovers asteroid #1226 Golia on this day in history.  

1930  US, Britain & Japan agree to reduce naval forces on April - 22.  

1930  US, Britain & Japan sign London Naval Treaty on April - 22.  

1931  Egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty on April - 22.  

1933  Dutch govt forbids leftwing radio address on this day in history.  

1933  Frederick Henry Royce, motorcar pioneer, dies on April - 22.  

1937  NYC college students stage 4th annual peace strike on this day in history.  

1937  The birth of Jack Nicholson, American actor on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history rear Adm Joseph Taussig testifies before US Senate Naval Affairs Committee that war with Japan is inevitable (He was right)  

1941  On this day in history y Vaisala discovers asteroid #1567 Alikoski  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1357  Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433) was born on this day in history.  

1451  On this day in history birth of isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columbus  

1610  On April - 22 birth of alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91)  

1640  Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun was born on April - 22.  

1658  On this day in history birth of giuseppe Torelli, Italy, composer (Concert Grossi op 8)  

1682  Willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter was born on April - 22.  

1690  John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42) was born on this day in history.  

1692  James Stirling, Scottish mathematician (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0296  On April - 22 death of pope Caius  

0536  On this day in history agapitus I, Italian Pope (535-36), dies  

1253  On April - 22 elias van Cortona, Italian general (1232-39), dies at about 53  

1355  On this day in history eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Edward II, dies at 36  

1462  On this day in history gilbert of Lannoy, master of Villerval/Tronchiennes/Santes, dies  

1521  Death of Juan de Padilla, Spanish nobleman/communero-rebel, beheaded on this day in history.  

1592  On this day in history bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 80  

1648  On April - 22 catharina Belgian van Nassau, daughter of Willem, dies at 69  

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