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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1973

Jennifer Makris, Miss USA-New Jersey (1997, top 10)

Birth
1974

Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66

Death
1975

Robert Enes, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Birth
1975

Mbali Gasa, Miss South Africa Universe (1997)

Birth
1975

Charles C Smith, NBA guard (Miami Heat)

Birth
1975

Assassination attempt on president Gerald Ford

Event
1975

McNichols Sports Arena in Denver opens

Event
1976

Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73

Death
1976

Oskar Brusewitz, East German vicar, sets self on fire

Death
1976

Jim Weaver, Northridge Calif, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1976

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic

Event
1976

Lia Victoria Borrero, Miss Panama Universe (1997)

Birth
1977

Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59

Death
1978

Ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78

Death
1978

Sandinistas occupy National Palace in Managua Nicaragua

Event
1978

Jomo Kenyatta, 1st premier of Kenya (1963-78), dies at 83

Death
1979

James T Farrell, US writer (French Girls are Vicious), dies

Death
1979

200 black leaders, meet in NY, to support Andrew Young

Event
1979

Henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69

Death
1980

Bill Veeck agrees to sell Chicago White Sox to Eddie DeBartolo Sr for $20,000,000, AL owners block the sale

Event
1982

Gen Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence

Event
1982

Israeli General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peace

Event
1982

Joanne Carner wins LPGA Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf

Event
1984

Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57

Death
1984

Rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush

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