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 This day in History - October 22
365 Historic Events for October 22
1861

1st telegraph line linking West and East coasts completed

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1862

Battle at Old Fort Wayne, Indian Territory

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1862

Confederate troops reconquer Cumperland Gap, Tennessee

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1868

Jacques Offenbach's opera "GeneviŠve de Brabant," premieres in NYC

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1869

Michael Sars, Norwegian zoologist, dies at 64

Death
1870

Ivan Bunin, Russia, poet/novelist (Gentleman from SF-Nobel 1933)

Birth
1875

Sons of American Revolution organizes

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1876

Karl B Adam, German theologist (Christ our Brother)

Birth
1877

Thadd„us Robl, German bicylist (world record)

Birth
1880

Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)

Birth
1881

Boston Symphony Orchestra gives its 1st concert

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1881

Janis Cimze, composer, dies at 67

Death
1882

J nos Arany, Hungarians poet (Toldi Szerelme), dies at 65

Death
1883

Viktor Jacobi, composer

Birth
1883

George Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies

Death
1883

1st NY Horse Show held (Madison Sq Garden)

Event
1883

Original Metropolitan Opera House (NYC) grand opening (Faust)

Event
1883

Adolf A Joffe, Russian revolutionary/writer (Brest-Litovsk)

Birth
1884

Sporting Life announces that both pennant winners will meet in 3 game series Oct 23-25 at Polo Grounds NYC to determine baseball champion

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1884

General Gordon receives letter of Mahdi

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1885

John Ward and several teammates secretly form Brotherhood of Prof Base Ball Players, 1st baseball union

Event
1885

Giovanni Martinelli, Montagnana Italy, opera singer (NY Met)

Birth
1885

Lothar Windsperger, composer

Birth
1887

John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions

Birth
1889

Olivier Metra, composer, dies at 59

Death