On This Day in History for April 22 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 123 of 123

  • 1991 Intel releases 486SX chip
  • 1991 Johnny Carson announces he will retire next year from Tonight Show
  • 1991 Shalom America (Jewish cable network) is launched in Brooklyn & Queens
  • 1992 6.0 earthquake in California
  • 1992 Gas explodes in sewer, kills 200 in Guadalajara Mexico
  • 1992 Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport California, kills 16 parachutists
  • 1993 Candid Camera creator Allen Funt suffers a stroke at 78
  • 1993 Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Washington D.C.
  • 1993 The web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.
  • 1994 7,000 Tutsi's slaughtered by Hutu in the stadium at Kibuye, Rwanda
  • 1994 Borge Ousland reaches North pole
  • 1994 In Denmark the largest lollipop, weighing 3,011 pounds, made
  • 1994 Schelto Patijn appointed mayor of Amsterdam
  • 1995 General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Aulby
  • 1997 Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria - 93 villagers killed.
  • 1997 The Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends in Lima, Peru.
  • 1998 Disney's Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.
  • 2000 In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida.
  • 2000 The Big Number Change takes place in the United Kingdom.
  • 2004 Two fuel trains collide in Ryongchon, North Korea, killing up to 150 people.
  • 2006 243 people are injured in pro-democracy protest in Nepal after Nepali security forces open fire on protesters against King Gyanendra.
  • 2006 Four Canadian soldiers are killed 75 kilometers north of Kandahar, Afghanistan by a roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants, the worst single day combat loss for the Canadian army since the Korean War.
  • 2013 6 people are killed in a shooting rampage in Belgorod, Russia

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 108 of 108

  • 1951 Ana María Shua, Argentine poet
  • 1957 Ethel White, WBL guard (NY Stars)
  • 1957 Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister
  • 1960 Mart Laar, Estonian statesman
  • 1960 Randall L. Stephenson, American business executive
  • 1962 Jeff Minter, English video game programmer
  • 1971 Daisuke Enomoto, Japanese people space tourist
  • 1980 Courtney Friel, presenter of World Poker Tour

Weddings in History


Deaths in History