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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
1976

Angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71

Death
1976

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic

Event
1977

Melanie Schnell, Radstadt Austria, tennis star (1994 semi Surabaya)

Birth
1977

Edith Barrett, actress (Molly and Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64

Death
1977

Jack O'Connor, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England 1929-30), dies

Death
1978

2 tankers with propane gas explode killing 15 at Waverly, Tenn

Event
1978

Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74

Death
1978

Phyllis McGinley, US poetess (Pulitzer 1961), dies at 72

Death
1979

David Lopez, Queens NY, actor (and God Created Women, Ghostwriter)

Birth
1979

Billy Martin named manager of Oakland A's

Event
1979

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Primate and Cat Building is dedicated

Event
1979

St Lucia gains independence from Britain

Event
1980

Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter/graphic artist, dies at 93

Death
1980

Richard Kallman, actor (Verboten, Hell Canyon Outlaws), dies at 46

Death
1980

Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head), dies at 66

Death
1980

USA beats USSR in Olympic hockey 4-3 en route to a gold medal

Event
1980

Afghanistan declares martial law

Event
1981

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic

Event
1982

NYC Mayor Koch announces he will run for NY governor (unsuccessful)

Event
1982

Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60

Death
1983

Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75

Death
1983

Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 1500m free style swimming record

Event
1983

Hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India

Event
1983

Romain Maes, Belgian bicyclist (Tour de France 1935), dies at 70

Death
1983

Harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary

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