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Notable Historical Events for October 22nd

1962JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba

1962JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis

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

1879Thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb

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

1906Henry Ford becomes President of Ford Motor Company

1999NHL goaltender Grant Fuhr wins his 400th career game (vs Florida Panthers)

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

1978Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs

1978Pope John Paul II is inaugurated as Pope

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Notable Birthdays on October 22nd

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

1913Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist

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)

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Notable Weddings on October 22nd

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

1967Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw

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

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

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

1970Singer James Brown (37) weds Deidre Jenkins in Barnwell, South Carolina

October 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on October 22nd

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

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

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