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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1962

James Debarge, Grand Rapids Mi, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Debarge)

Birth
1962

Failed assassination on president De Gaulle

Event
1962

Savannah, world's 1st nuclear-powered ship, completes maiden voyage from Yorktown, Va, to Savannah, Ga

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1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1962

R A Schr”der, writer, dies

Death
1963

NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km)

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1963

William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies

Death
1963

Lily Yip, Canton China, US table tennis player (Olympics-92, 96)

Birth
1963

Terry Catledge, NBA star (Orlando Magic)

Birth
1963

Thomas Ansberry, Okinawa Japan, US 10K runner

Birth
1963

Tori Amos, [Myra Ellen Amos], NC, pianist/vocalist (Under The Pink,)

Birth
1964

Guin‚e, Liberia and Ivory Coast form joint market

Event
1964

Mats Wilander, Vaxjo Sweden, tennis star (1988-US, Aust, French)

Birth
1964

Supreme's "Where Did Our Love Go," reaches #1

Event
1964

Dean Evason, Flin Flon, NHL center (Calgary Flames)

Birth
1965

Patricia Hy-Boulais, Cambodia, tennis star (1994 Auckland doubles)

Birth
1965

LA Dodger pitcher Juan Marachal hits SF Giant catcher John Roseboro on the head with his bat causing a 14 minute brawl

Event
1965

Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open

Event
1965

Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies

Death
1966

Beatles arrive in NYC

Event
1966

Mark Michaels, heavy metal guitarist (Teach Yourself Rhythm Guitar)

Birth
1966

Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82

Death
1966

Rob Witschge, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Feyenoord)

Birth
1967

Curt Bourque, jockey

Birth
1967

Layne Staley, US rock singer/guitarist (Alice in Chains-Dirt)

Birth