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Notable Historical Events for October 22nd

1997Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati

1988Elton John sells out Madison Square Garden for a record 26th time

1964French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize

1976Rick Barry (SF), begins then longest NBA free throw streak of 60

1972Betsy Rawls wins LPGA GAC Golf Classic

1928Herbert Hoover speaks of "American system of rugged individualism"

1986"Into the Light" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances

1966Ice hockey legend Bobby Orr scores his first career goal (vs Montreal Canadiens)

1978Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs

1926J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.

October 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on October 22nd

1811Franz Liszt, Raiding Hungary, romantic composer/virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), (d. 1886)

1917Joan Fontaine, Tokyo, Japan, British-American actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca), (d. 2013)

1913Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist

1968Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Kingston, Jamaica, reggae rapper (Boombastic)

October 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on October 22nd

2001Tennis champion Andre Agassi (31) weds fellow tennis champion Steffi Graf (32) in Las Vegas, Nevada

1967Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw

1948Farm labor leader Cesar Chavez (21) weds labor activist Helen Fabela (20) in Reno, Nevada

2011Actor and comedian Robin Williams (60) weds graphic designer Susan Schneider at the luxurious Meadow Wood Resort in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, California

1981Best-selling author Michael Crichton (39) weds broadcast journalist Suzanne Childs

1945Actress Eva Peron-Duarte (26) weds military officer Juan Perón (50)

October 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on October 22nd

1906Paul Cézanne, French Post-Impressionist painter (b. 1839)

1975Arnold Toynbee, English historian/cultural sociologist, dies at 86

October 22nd Deaths
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