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Historical Events In December - 22

Saturday, 21 May 2022

1959  On this day in history continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Ft Worth  

1959  On December - 22 gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60  

1960  On this day in history helicopters of HS-3 and HU-2 from Valley Forge rescued 27 men from the oiler SS Pine Ridge as she was breaking up in heavy seas 100 miles off Cape Hatteras.  

1961  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1962  Kinderman Place in the Bronx named on this day in history.  

1962  On December - 22 1,000,000th NBA point scored  

1963  On this day in history official 30-day mourning period for President John F Kennedy ends  

1963  Reginald Binette kills four parishioners of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Ottawa in robbery attempt on this day in history.  

1963  On December - 22 oakland Raider Tom Flores passes for 6 touchdowns vs Houston (52-49)  

1964  Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet) on December - 22.  

1964  Quebec- Opening of the Eastern Townships Autoroute on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer, dies at 66  

1965  On December - 22 radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up  

1965  On this day in history belgian govt shuts 6 coal mine  

1965  Al Ritz, actor (Gorilla, Hi Ya Chum), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history then Justice Minister Pierre Trudeau tells the Commons that "There is no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation."  

1967  Lee Krieger, actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history louise Granville, entertainer, dies of influenza at 73  

1969  On this day in history anglican Church of Canada ordains first woman deacon.  

1969  On this day in history john Lennon and Yoko Ono spend an hour with Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and meet the Minister of Health, John Munro to discuss drug abuse.  

1969  On December - 22 montreal Quebec FLQ terrorists explode bomb in a post office truck.  

1969  On this day in history myriam Bédard biathlon athlete and Olympic medalist, was born at Loretteville, Quebec, she took up biathlon while an army cadet at age 15  

1969  On this day in history supreme Court rules 1968 Montreal lottery illegal; Quebec sets up provincial lottery corporation; first draw to take place March 14, 1970.  

1969  On this day in history donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80  

1970  SS Commander Franz Stangl of Treblinka, sentenced to life in prison on December - 22.  

1971  On December - 22 uN General Assembly ratifies Kurt Waldheim as secretary-general  

1971  Godfried Jan Arnold Bomans, Dutch writer (Eric), dies at 58 on December - 22.  

1972  On December - 22 canadian folk singer Joni Mitchell receives a gold record for her album, For the Roses; includes the single, You Turn Me on, I'm a Radio.  

1973  Pierre Berton quoted in Canadian Magazine as saying, "A Canadian is somebody who knows how to make love in a canoe." on this day in history.  

1973  Domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer, dies at 87 on December - 22.  

1974  Referenda in Comoros-3 islands for independence, 1 stays French on December - 22.  

1974  On December - 22 sault Ste Marie's Phil Esposito of the Boston Bruins becomes the 6th NHLer to score 500 goals, in a 5-4 win over the Detroit Red Wings.  

1974  On this day in history fosco Giachetti, entertainer, dies at 70  

1976  35 Unification church couples wed in NYC on December - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born on this day in history.  

1178  On December - 22 birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

1400  On December - 22 birth of luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)  

1428  On December - 22 birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

1452  Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on December - 22.  

1459  On this day in history birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  On December - 22 birth of mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland  

1523  On this day in history birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen  

Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  Death of Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1337  On December - 22 daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54  

1419  John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.  

1440  On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37  

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on this day in history.  

1660  On December - 22 death of andrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)  

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