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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1962

1,000,000th NBA point scored

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1962

Ralph Nathaniel Fiennes, Suffolk England, actor (English Patient)

Birth
1962

Harris County voters approve all-weather stadium for Houston Colt .45s

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1963

Bryan McMillan, cricketer (brilliant S African all-rounder since 1992)

Birth
1963

Official 30-day mourning period for Pres John F Kennedy ends

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1963

Oakland Raider Tom Flores passes for 6 touchdowns vs Houston (52-49)

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1964

Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet)

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1964

Mike Jackson, Houston TX, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)

Birth
1964

Bonifacio Gil Garcia, composer, dies at 66

Death
1965

Great-Britain sets maximum speed at 70 MPH

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1965

Radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up

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1965

Al Ritz, actor (Gorilla, Hi Ya Chum), dies at 62

Death
1965

Director David Lean's "Dr Zhivago," premieres

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1965

Belgian govt shuts 6 coal mine

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1966

WCVW TV channel 57 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1967

Mike Sullivan, NFL center (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Birth
1967

Sean Foster, WLAF wide reciever (Rhein Fire)

Birth
1967

Lee Krieger, actor (Clambake, One Way Wahini), dies at 48

Death
1967

Roland Holder, cricketer (West Indian batsman in ODI's 1993-)

Birth
1968

Louise Granville, entertainer, dies of influenza at 73

Death
1968

Lauralee "Bug" Bell, Chicago Ill, actress (Cricket-Young and Restless)

Birth
1968

Julie Nixon weds Dwight David Eisenhower

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1969

Donald Foster, actor (Herbert Johnson-Hazel), dies at 80

Death
1969

Ilse Steppat, actress (Invisible Terror), dies at 52

Death
1969

Pete Marovich sets NCAA record of hitting 30 of 31 foul shots

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