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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1956

Paul Molitor, St Paul MN, infielder (Mn Twins, 1993 World Series MVP)

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1956

Peter Taylor, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-92)

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1956

Jeff Lloyd, jockey

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1956

Pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF

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1957

Holly Dunn, San Antonio Tx, country singer (Daddy's Hands)

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1957

Randy Romero, Garden City NY, jockey (Breeder's Cup 1987-89)

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1957

Steve Davis, snooker player

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1957

Floyd Patterson KOs Pete Rademacher in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

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1958

Elhadjdia Ba, Dakar Senegal, hurdler (Olympic-silver-1988)

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1958

Ian Mitchell, Edinburgh, rocker (Bay City Rollers)

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1958

Argos' Boyd Carter, Dave Mann combine for record 131-yd punt return

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1958

Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

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1958

Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies

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1959

Cin Red Frank Robinson hits 3 consecutive HRs

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1959

Denise Curry, Daivs Calif, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)

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1959

Juan Croucier, heavy metal rocker (Ratt-Round and Round)

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1960

Gil Hodges set NL righty HR record with #352

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1960

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Asheville Golf Open

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1961

Jay Ashton, rocker (Gene Loves Jezebel)

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1961

John Kidd, NFL punter (Miami Dolphins)

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1961

Debbi Peterson, LA Calif, rock drummer (Bangles-Eternal Flame)

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1961

Maris hits his 50th of 61 homers

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1961

Roland Orzabal, rock vocalist (Tears for Fears-Shout, Head over Heels)

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1962

Gene Craig Sauers, Savannah GA, PGA golfer (1986 Bank of Boston)

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1962

Marie Laurie Mahabir, Guadeloupe, N Amer Bodybuilding Champ (1985-87)

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