April 22, 1981 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 10,000 copper workers in Chile strike
  • Almost 1 million West German metal workers go on strike
  • More than $3.3 million is stolen from the First National Bank of Arizona in Tucson in the then largest US bank robbery in history
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Deaths in History

  • Brailsford Reese Brazeal, dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76