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Notable Historical Events for October 22nd

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

1879Thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb

1906Henry Ford becomes President of Ford Motor Company

1962JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba

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

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

1972Betsy Rawls wins LPGA GAC Golf Classic

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

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

1984Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack

October 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on October 22nd

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

1913Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist

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

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

October 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on October 22nd

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

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

1967Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw

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

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)

October 22nd Deaths
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