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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
1980

Aaron Metchnik, Santa Barbara Calif, actor (Stephen-Torkelsons)

Birth
1981

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1981

Dodgers rookie Fernando Valenzuela tosses his 3rd shutout in 4 starts

Event
1981

Almost 1 million West German metal workers in strike

Event
1981

10,000 copper workers in Chile strike

Event
1981

Brailsford Reese Brazeal, dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76

Death
1982

Melville Bell Grosvenor, pres (Natl Geographic Society), dies at 80

Death
1982

Launch of STS-3-Lousma and Fullerton [03/23]

Event
1982

Atlanta Braves lose after winning 1st 13 games of season

Event
1983

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1983

Earl "Fatha" Hines, US, jazz pianist/conductor, dies

Death
1983

Walter Slezak, actor (Bedtime For Bonzo), commits suicide in NY at 80

Death
1983

Stern mag announces major historical find-discovery of 60 volume personal diaries written by Adolph Hitler (turned out to be a hoax)

Event
1983

Start of 1st Sri Lanka-Australia Test Cricket match (at Kandy)

Event
1983

Soyuz T-8 returns to Earth

Event
1983

Rangers 2-Isles 5-Patrick Div Finals-Isles win series 4-2

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1984

Vicki Fergon wins LPGA SandH Golf Classic

Event
1984

Ansel Adams, US photographer, dies at 82

Death
1985

Lauri Hendler, Ft Belvoir Va, actress (Julie-Gimme a Break)

Birth
1986

Consumer Price Index drops .04% for 2nd month in a row

Event
1986

Mircea Eliade, writer, dies

Death
1986

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1987

Sri Lanka Air Force bomb Tamil, 100s killed

Event
1988

NJ Devil Patrik Sundstrom ties NHL playoff record of 8 pts in a playoff game (hat trick and 5 assists) in 10-4 rout over the Capitals

Event
1988

Women are allowed to compete in Little 500 bicycle race (Indiana)

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