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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
1988

Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96

Death
1989

Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)

Event
1989

"Welcome to the Club" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 12 perfs

Event
1989

Huey Newton, US, Black Panther leader, shot dead at 47

Death
1990

Bertil Unger, actor (Devil and Max Devlin), dies

Death
1990

Lebanon release US hostage Robert Polhill after 39 months

Event
1990

"Truly Blessed" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 33 performances

Event
1991

Earthquake strikes Costa Rica and Panama, kills 95

Event
1991

Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn and Queens

Event
1991

Johnny Carson announces he will retire next year from Tonight Show

Event
1991

Intel releases 486SX chip

Event
1991

Frank Thomas is 1st White Sox to homer at new Comiskey Park

Event
1992

Joop [Joseph] van Santen, Dutch 1st Chamber member (CPN), dies

Death
1992

Youcca Troubatzkoy, actress (Flower of the Night), dies

Death
1992

Billy Wayne White, murderer, executed in Texas at 34

Death
1992

"High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club" closes at H Hayes NYC 14 perfs

Event
1992

6.0 earthquake in California

Event
1992

Gas explodes in sewer, kills 200 in Guadalajara Mexico

Event
1992

Holocaust Museum dedicated in Washington DC

Event
1992

Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport Calif, kills 16 parachutists

Event
1993

Cesar Chavez, US farm worker (United Farm Workers), dies at 66

Death
1993

Mark Koenig, baseball shortstop (NY Yankees), dies at 88

Death
1993

"Who's Tommy" opens at St James Theater NYC for 899 performances

Event
1993

Candid Camera creator Allen Funt suffers a stroke at 78

Event
1993

Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Wash DC

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