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 This day in History - October 22
365 Historic Events for October 22
1956

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia

Event
1956

France intercept Moroccan plane, arrest Ben Bella

Event
1957

Conrad Adenauer re-elected chancellor of West-Germany

Event
1957

KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast

Event
1958

Bobby Blotzner, rock drummer (Ratt-Round and Round)

Birth
1959

"Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances

Event
1959

Bob Merrill's musical "Take me Along," premieres in NYC

Event
1959

Todd Graff, NYC, actor (Five Corners, Dominic and Eugene)

Birth
1960

Edgar Scauflaire, Belgian, painter/decorator, dies at 67

Death
1960

Cassius Clay wins 1st battle as professional boxer

Event
1961

75,000 Flemings demand equal rights and Flemish language in Belgium

Event
1961

Louise Suggs wins LPGA San Antonio Golf Civitan

Event
1961

Sanath Kaluperuma, cricketer (four Tests for Sri Lanka 1984-88)

Birth
1961

Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)

Birth
1961

Donna Wynd, Auckland NZ, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1961

Barbara Potter, Ct, tennis player (changed shirt on Wimbledon Court)

Birth
1962

Gayle Stammer, Livermore Calif, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1962

JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba

Event
1962

JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis

Event
1962

Derrick Waldroup, Chicago Ill, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96)

Birth
1962

JFK receives Ugandan premier Milton Obote

Event
1962

Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center

Event
1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1963

225,000 students boycot Chicago schools in Freedom Day protest

Event
1963

Brian Boitano, Mountainview Calif, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1988)

Birth