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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
1906

Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)

Birth
1906

10th anniversary Olympic games open at Athens, Greece

Event
1906

New rule puts umpire in sole charge of all game balls

Event
1908

Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba

Event
1908

Eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Il, actor (Oliver-Green Acres)

Birth
1908

Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies

Death
1909

Ralph Byrd, Dayton Ohio, actor (Dick Tracy TV Show)

Birth
1910

Eric Scowen, physician

Birth
1910

R J Ritchie, tennis player

Birth
1912

Kathleen Mary Ferrier, England, contralto (Orfeo Ed Evridice)

Birth
1912

Gavalda Miguel Querol, composer

Birth
1913

Montenegro troops march into Skoetari, North-Albania

Event
1914

Mexico ends diplomatic relations with US

Event
1914

Babe Ruth's 1st professional game (as a pitcher) is a 6-hit 6-0 win

Event
1914

Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)

Birth
1914

Charles Hubert Sisson, author/poet (Christopher Homm)

Birth
1914

Hans Baumann, writer

Birth
1915

1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I

Event
1915

2nd Battle of Ypres begins

Event
1915

NY Yankees don pinstripes and hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time

Event
1915

Lord Airedale, British Lord (social democrat)

Birth
1915

Dick Dudley, Tenn, TV host (Village Barn)

Birth
1916

Earl of Oxford and Asquith, governor (Seychelles)

Birth
1916

Lord Menuhin, OM

Birth
1916

Yehudi Menuhin, NYC, violinist/conductor (Bartok's Sonata)

Birth