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April 22nd

April 22nd is the 112th day of the year (113th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 253 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about April 22nd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 22nd

1451 Isabella I of Castile

1610 Pope Alexander VIII (Pope 1689-1691)

1724 Immanuel Kant (philosopher)

Immanuel Kant

1830 Emily Davies (co-founder of Girton College, Cambridge)

1870 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (revolutionary, Soviet leader)

V. I. Lenin

1891 Nicola Sacco (anarchist)

1899 Vladimir Nabokov (author)

1904 Robert Oppenheimer (physicist)

1916 Yehudi Menuhin (violinist, conductor)

1923 Battie Page (model)

1923 Aaron Spelling (TV producer)

1937 Jack Nicholson (actor)

Jack Nicholson

1944 Steve Fossett (businessman, aviator, sailor, adventurer)

1946 John Waters (actor)

1946 Nicholas Stern, Baron Stern of Brentford (economist)

1950 Peter Frampton (singer, guitarist, musician)

1951 Paul Carrack (singer-songwriter, guitarist)

1959 Ryan Stiles (actor, comedian, producer)

1960 Gary Rhodes (chef)

1962 Jeff Minter (computer games programmer)

1963 Sean Lock (comedian)

1969 Dion Dublin (soccer player)

1982 Kaká (soccer player)

1987 David Luiz (soccer player)

1990 Machine Gun Kelly (rapper, actor)

April 22nd in History

1500 Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral lands in Brazil.

1509 Henry VIII becomes King of England.

Henry VIII

1846 US Congrress mandates I>In God We Trust be placed on all US coins.

1876 First National League Baseball game.

1889 Oklahoma Land Run: 10,000 homesteaders settle in what will become Oklahoma City, in a single day.

1906 1906 Intercalated Games, now recognized as part of the Olympic Games, held in Athens.

1930 UK, USA and Japan agree to limit naval shipbuilding and regulate submarine warfare in the London Naval Treaty.

1948 Haifa captured by Jewish forces during the Arab-Israeli War of 1948.

1964 The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair opens.

1969 Sir Robin Knox-Johnston becomes first person to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe.

1970 Earth Day is celebrated for the first time.

1977 Optical fiber first used for telephone traffic.

1983 Stern magazine reveals the existence of the "Hitler Diaries" (later revealed to be forgeries).

1993 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is dedicated.

1993 Mosaic web browser 1.0 released.

2008 US Air Force retires F-117 Nighthawk from service.

2016 Paris Agreement signed in an attempt to help limit global warming.

April 22nd is also

Earth Day.

Discovery Day (Brazil)


People born on April 22nd are Taurus


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