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Notable Historical Events for April 22nd

1995George Foreman beats Axel Schulz in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in Las Vegas

1976Director Ingmar Bergman leaves Sweden due to taxation

1809Battle at Eckmuhl - Napoleon beats Austria Archduke Karl

2003Patrick Roy plays his final career NHL game

199833rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood & George Strait wins

1671King Charles II sits in on English parliament

1648English army claims king Charles I responsible for bloodshed

1951Ticker-tape parade for General MacArthur in NYC

1969Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zyglewick in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

1914Babe Ruth's 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win

April 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on April 22nd

1904[Julius] Robert Oppenheimer, New York City New York, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project

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

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

1979Daniel Johns, Australian musician (Silverchair)

1923Bettie Page, Nashville Tennessee, American Playboy pin-up model

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

April 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on April 22nd

1887Business magnate Andrew Carnegie (51) weds Louise Whitfield (30) in NYC, New York

2000NFL football player Emmitt Smith (31) weds Miss Virginia USA beauty queen Patricia Southall (29)

April 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on April 22nd

1782Anne Bonny, Irish pirate, dies in prison (date is approximate)

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

1993Cesar Chavez, US farm worker (United Farm Workers), dies at 66

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

April 22nd Deaths
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