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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
1896

Edvin Wide, Sweden, 10K runner (Olympic-silver-1924)

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1898

Anton de Kom, Surinam/Dutch worker's union leader/resistance fighter

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1898

Black postmaster lynched, his wife and 3 daughters shot in Lake City SC

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1899

Dwight Frye, Salina KS, actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein)

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1900

Battle at Wynne's Hill, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

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1900

Hawaii became a US territory

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1900

Luis Bru¤el, Calanda Spain, director (Tristana, Phantom of Liberty)

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1900

Sean O'Faolain, [John Whelan], Ire, writer (Murder at Cobbler's Hulk)

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1900

Evald Aav, composer

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1900

Giorgios Seferis, Greece, poet (Nobel 1963)

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1901

Stefan Lorant, writer

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1901

Mildred Davis, PA, actress (Grandma's Boy)

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1901

Charles E Whittaker, Kansas, US Supreme Court justice (1957-62)

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1902

Hanns Neupert, German piano builder/author (Das Klavichord)

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1903

Due to drought the US side of Niagara Falls runs short of water

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1903

Hugo Filipp Jakob Wolf, Austrian composer (Corregidor), dies at 42

Death
1903

Morley Callaghan, Canada, author (Toronto Star, Native Argosy)

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1903

Frederick William Farrar, writer/dean (Canterbury 1895-1903), dies

Death
1904

Peter Hurd, Roswell NM, painter (Portrait of Jos‚ Herrera)

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1905

Luis Sandi, composer

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1906

Gale Gordon, LA Calif, actor (Conklin-Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy)

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1906

Edmund von Borck, composer

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1906

Black evangelist William J Seymour arrives in LA Calif

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1907

Robert Young, Chic Ill, actor (Father Knows Best, Marcus Welby MD)

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1907

Sheldon Leonard, NYC, actor/director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie)

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