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Daily Calendar for Thursday, September 22, 2022

Born

  • Anne of Cleves (fourth wife of King Henry VIII)
  • George Gordon Lord Byron (poet)
  • Paul Muni (actor)
  • John Houseman (actor)
  • George Balanchine (dancer/choreographer)
  • Joseph M. Valachi (criminal)
  • Tommy Lasorda (baseball player)
  • Shari Belafonte-Harper (actress)
  • Joan Jett (singer)
  • Scott Baio (actor)
  • Bonnie Hunt (actress)

Died

  • Nathan Hale (patriot)
  • Dan Rowan (comedian & actor)
  • Irving Berlin (songwriter)
  • George C. Scott (actor)
  • Joseph Kane (author of Famous First Facts, a collection of provable trivia)
  • Gordon Jump (actor)
  • Marcel Marceau (French mime )
  • Eddie Fisher (singer)
  • Yogi Berra (baseball player, exactly 69 years following his 1946 MLB debut.)

Events

  • Position of U.S. Postmaster General established
  • Lincoln issued preliminary Emancipation Proclamation
  • Gene Tunney beat Jack Dempsey
  • Fiddler on the Roof opened on Broadway
  • The first Farm Aid concert took place
  • Turner Broadcasting System announced plans to merge with Time Warner
  • 3.3 earthquake near Rathdrum, Idaho

Weather

  • Hailstorm in Strawberry, Arizona. Five days after the storm, drifts of remaining hail were still 12 to 18 inches deep
  • Hurricane Esther circled Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for four days, bringing heavy rains and widespread flooding to Maine

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