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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
1918

Robert Wadlow, Alton Ill, tallest known human (2.72 m, 8' 11.1")

Birth
1918

Don Pardo, Westfield Mass, TV announcer (Jeopardy, SNL)

Birth
1919

Jiri Pauer, composer

Birth
1920

1st artificial rabbit used at a dog race track (Emeryville Calif)

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1920

Bettina Vernon-Warren, dancer

Birth
1920

Giulietta Masina, Italy, actress (La Strada, Swindle, White Sheik)

Birth
1920

Del Wood, singer

Birth
1921

Jean-Bedel Bokassa, dictator

Birth
1922

Congress authorizes Grant Memorial $1 gold coin

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1922

Felix Werder, composer

Birth
1922

Andre Asriel, composer

Birth
1923

Transcontinental airmail service begins

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1923

1st successful chinchilla farm in US (LA Calif)

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1924

1st presidential radio address (Calvin Coolidge)

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1925

Georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister, dies at 72

Death
1925

Edward Gorey, Chicago, author/artist (Curious Sofa)

Birth
1925

Guy Mitchell, Detroit MI, actor (Red Garters, 3 Redheads from Seattle)

Birth
1925

Nina David, [Mrs Radcliffe N Salomon], poet/author, dies

Death
1925

Thomas C Allbutt, English physiologist, dies at 88

Death
1925

Raymond Joseph Cecil, British architect

Birth
1925

Gerard Hoffnung, Berlin Germany, artist/humorist/musician

Birth
1926

Bud Yorkin, producer (All in the Family, 1959, 1960 Emmy)

Birth
1927

Donald May, Chicago Ill, actor (Adam-Edge of Night, Colt .45)

Birth
1927

Baruch Spinosa's house of mourning opened as a museum

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1927

ARC soccer team forms in Alphen on the Rhine

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