April 22 holidays in 2017
Holocaust Remembrance Day
Jelly Bean Day
April 22 2016 holidays
April 22 2018 holidays
Historical Events on April 22
Having defeated Mexican forces the day before at the Battle of San Jacinto, forces led by General Sam Houston identify that Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna is among the captives.
The United States Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864. This act mandates that the inscription “In God We Trust” be on all of the coins minted as U.S currency.
Major League Baseball starts when a National League game is played at the Jefferson St. Grounds in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
At noon on this day, thousands of people rush to claim land in the Land Rush of 1889. In only a couple of hours, Oklahoma City is founded with a population of at least ten thousand people.
A Spanish merchant ship is captured by the USS Nashville on this day during the Spanish American War.
The 1906 Summer Olympics begins on this day in Athens, Greece.
Poison gas is once again released during the Second Battle of Ypres during World War I.
Allied forces land in Hollandia during Operation Persecution of World War II.
Jasenovac Concentration Camp prisoners revolt. 80 escape and about 500 are killed.
A hundred and fifty people are killed when two fuel trains in Ryongchon. North Korea collide with one another.
The remaining F-117 Nighthawk plane in service is retired by the U.S Air Force on this day.
Eighty people are seriously injured and another sixty are killed when a train crashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
In an effort to fight global warming, the Paris Agreement is signed.
Famous Birthdays on April 22
American physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer is born in
American actor Eddie Albert is born in
Australian painter Sidney Nolan is born in
American singer-songwriter Glen Campbell is born in
American actor Jack Nicholson is born in
English journalist and author, Adam Raphael is born in
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