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 This day in History - June 22
385 Historic Events for June 22
1942

Margreet M H Kamp, Dutch MP (VVD)

Birth
1942

Toyohiro Akiyama, Japan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11)

Birth
1942

Jewish Brigade attached by British Army in WW II, forms

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1943

Jimmy Castor, NYC, rocker/sax (Troglodyte, Jimmy Castor Bunch)

Birth
1943

WEB DuBois becomes 1st Black member of National Institute of Letters

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1944

Michael Obst, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1944

Peter Asher, London, singer (Peter and Gordon-World Without Love)

Birth
1944

Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austria, actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)

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1944

Steve Weber, guitarist, (Rounders-Holy "Boobs" Modal)

Birth
1944

Boston Brave Jim Tobin 2nd no-hitter of yr beats Phils, 7-0 in 5 inn

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1944

Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn

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1944

FDR signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)

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1944

British 14th army frees Imphal Assam

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1945

Isamu Tsjo, Japanese chief-staff 32nd Army, commits harakiri

Death
1945

Mitsuri Ushijima, Jap lt-gen/commandant 32nd Army, commits harakiri

Death
1945

Howard Kaylan, rocker (Flo and Eddie/Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)

Birth
1946

Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22]

Birth
1946

Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians

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1946

Alec Bedser takes 7-49 v India on 1st day of his 1st Test cricket

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1947

Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)

Birth
1947

Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)

Birth
1947

12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)

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1947

Don Henley, drummer/singer (Eagles, Boys of Summer)

Birth
1947

David L Lander, Bkln NY, actor (Squiggy-Laverne and Shirley)

Birth
1947

Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)

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