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 This day in History - June 22
385 Historic Events for June 22
1840

Ernest Debes, German cartographer (Baedeker)

Birth
1843

Gabriele Prota, composer, dies at 88

Death
1847

Doughnut created

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1848

Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for Pres

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1849

Stephen C Massett opens at courthouse as 1st pro entertainer

Birth
1849

Stephen C Massett opens courthouse using only piano in Calif

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1851

Fire destroys part of SF

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1855

Sam Morris, Hobart, cricketer (Barbados parents only black Aus player)

Birth
1856

Henry Rider Haggard, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)

Birth
1859

Frank Heino Damrosch, author/musician/teacher (found Inst of Music)

Birth
1864

Battle of Ream's Station, VA (Wilson's Raid)

Event
1864

Skirmish at Culp's (Kulp's) House, Georgia

Event
1864

Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician

Birth
1865

1st class cricket debut of Dr W G Grace

Event
1868

Arkansas re-enters US

Event
1869

Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (AR 1933-39)

Birth
1870

1st Boardwalk in America invented

Event
1870

Congress creates Department of Justice

Event
1873

Prince Edward Island joins Canada

Event
1874

Howard Staunton, world chess champion, designer of chess pieces, dies

Death
1874

Game of lawn tennis introduced

Event
1874

Dr Andrew T Sill, of Macon Missouri, finds science of osteopathy

Event
1875

Garonne Flood: great damage in Verdun and Toulouse, kills about 1,000

Event
1882

Jan H F Gr‚ÄĚnloh ("Nescio"), Dutch writer (De Uitvreter, Titiaantjes)

Birth
1883

Jose Rolon, composer

Birth