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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
1884

US recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State

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1884

Thomas Stevens starts 1st bike trip around world (2 yrs 9 mos)

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1889

Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner"

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1889

Ludwig Renn, writer

Birth
1891

Belle Bennett, Milcoon Rapids IA, actress (Stella Dallas, Iron Mask)

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1891

Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Sontsovka Ukraine, composer

Birth
1892

Nikolai Obouhov, composer

Birth
1892

Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo, composer, dies at 69

Death
1893

Paul Kruger elected president of Transvaal for 3rd time

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1893

Francis Dhanis army occupies Kasongo

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1897

NYC Jewish newspaper "Forward" begins publishing (still active)

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1898

Baltimore James Hughes no-hits Boston Braves 8-0

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1898

1st Spanish-American War action: USS Nashville, takes enemy ship

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1898

Congress passes Volunteer Army Act calling for a Volunteer Cavalry

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1898

Cincinnati Red Theodore Breitenstein no-hits Pirates 11-0

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1898

US President McKinley orders blockade of Cuban harbors

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1899

Vladimir Nabokov, St Petersburg, novelist

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1899

Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)

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1899

E J (Ned) Gregory, cricketer (one Test for Aust), dies

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1901

William Stubbs, historian/bishop, dies

Death
1902

Megan Lloyd George, English politician

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1903

NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game, Senators win 3-1 before 11,950

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1903

American Power Boat Association forms

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1904

J[ulius] Robert Oppenheimer, NY, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project

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1905

Operations begin uniting conservatory of Nature monument Amsterdam

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