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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1974

Lorraine Gauguin, entertainer, dies at 50

Death
1975

Stanislav Neckar, Pisek CZ, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Oly-G-98)

Birth
1976

German DR banishes singer Nina Hagen

Event
1976

35 Unification church couples wed in NYC

Event
1976

"Your Arm's Too Short..." opens at Lyceum NYC for 429 perfs

Event
1977

36 die as grain elevator at Continental Grain Company plant explodes

Event
1977

Joanna Hughes, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1977

Johann Nepomuk David, composer, dies at 82

Death
1978

Kenny Jones becomes The Who's new drummer

Event
1978

Thailand adopts constitution

Event
1979

Darryl F Zanuck, film producer (20th Century Fox), dies at 77

Death
1980

Cardinals release outfielder Bobby Bonds

Event
1980

Pres-elect Reagan appoints J Kirkpatrick (UN) and James Watt (Interior)

Event
1980

Dick Kallman, actor (Hank Dearborn-Hank), murdered at 47

Death
1981

Argentine general Leopoldo Galtieri sworn in as president

Event
1981

Belgium's 5th govt of Martens forms

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1982

William Mastrosimones "Extremities," premieres in NYC

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1983

Islanders score 3 shorthanded goals against Caps

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1983

Egyptian president Mubarak meets with PLO leader Yasser Arafat

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1984

Test Cricket debut of Craig McDermott, v WI at the MCG

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1984

Madonna's "Like a Virgin," single goes #1 for 6 weeks

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1984

Bernhard Goetz shoots 4 black muggers on NYC subway train

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1985

"Wind in the Willows" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 perfs

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1985

74th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Germany in Munich (3-2)

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1985

STS 51-L vehicle moves to Launch Pad 39B

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