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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
1853

Alphonse Bertillon, France, anthropologist, devised crime ID system

Birth
1854

Henri-Marie Lafontaine, Belgium, international lawyer (Nobel 1913)

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1856

[Marie] Louise Hens, Flemish actress (Two Orphans)

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1858

Ethel Mary Smyth, composer

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1861

Robert E Lee named commander of Virginia Confederate forces

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1863

Cornelis A J van Dishoeck, Dutch publisher

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1864

Joseph Gilbert Totten, US Union general-major, dies at 76

Death
1864

Phil May, Wortley Yorkshire, cartoonist

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1864

US mints 2› coin (1st appearance of "In God We Trust")

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1865

Francis Washburn, US Union colonel/gen major, dies of injuries

Death
1866

Hans von Seeckt, German general (Future of the Reich)

Birth
1868

Jose Vianna da Motta, composer

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1870

Nikolai Lenin, [Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov], Bolshevik/USSR revolutionist

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1873

Ellen Anderson Glasgow, US, novelist (Ancient Law, Pulitzer-1942)

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1876

O E R”lvaag, Norwegian-American novelist (Giants in the Earth)

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1876

Tsjaikovsky completes his "Swan Lake" ballet

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1876

1st NL game, Boston Braves beat Phila Athletics 6-5

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1876

Robert B r ny, Sweden, otologist, vestibular expert (Nobel 1914)

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1876

Phila Nationals Wes Fisler scores baseball's 1st run

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1878

Kitty Gordon, Folkestone England, entertainer

Birth
1881

Alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)

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1883

Octave Fouque, composer, dies at 38

Death
1884

John van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Died Sept 3, 1992)

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1884

Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer

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1884

Otto Rank, [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalysis (Knstler)

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