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 This day in History - July 22
335 Historic Events for July 22
1912

5th Olympic games in Stockholm closes

Event
1913

Licia Albanese, Bari Italy, operatic soprano (NY Met Opera)

Birth
1913

Adh‚mar Esmein, French Reichts leader, dies at 65

Death
1914

Cecil Effinger, composer

Birth
1916

Hipolito M Ocalia, Cura‡ao, landscape painter

Birth
1916

A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in SF killing 10

Event
1917

Alexander Kerensky becomes Russian PM

Event
1917

British bomb German lines at Ypres, 4,250,000 grenades

Event
1918

Lightning kills 504 sheep in Utah's Wasatch National Park

Event
1918

Pim [Albrecht W] Lyre, Dutch lawyer/son of prince Henry

Birth
1919

De Falla and Massine's "Three-cornered Hat," premieres in London

Event
1920

Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman

Birth
1921

25th US Golf Open: Jim Barnes shoots a 289 at Columbia CC in MD

Event
1921

William V Roth Jr, (Sen-R-Delaware, 1971- )

Birth
1922

Cards enter 1st place, marks 1st time both St Louis teams are on top

Event
1923

Robert J Dole, (Sen-R Kansas, 1969-95)/presidential candidate (R-1996)

Birth
1923

Walter Johnson becomes 1st to strikeout 3,000 (en route to 3,508)

Event
1924

Margaret Whiting, Detroit, singer (Kreisler Bandstand, Strauss Family)

Birth
1925

Yankees purchase infielder Leo Durocher

Event
1926

105øF (41øC), Waterbury, Connecticut (state record)

Event
1926

Cin Red Curt Walker ties record of 2 triples in an inning

Event
1926

108øF (42øC), Troy, NY (state record)

Event
1926

Peter Michael Grayson, showman

Birth
1926

Bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat)

Birth
1927

George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)

Birth