Historical Events for 22nd April 2024

1164 – Raynald of Dassel names Guido di Crema as anti-pope Paschalis III
1793 – President Washington attends opening of Rickett’s, 1st circus in US
1823 – Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
1969 – Robin Knox-Johnston ends 312 days of non-stop sailing to become the 1st person to perform a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe
1977 – Shimon Peres becomes Acting Prime Minister of Israel
1983 – Stern mag announces major historical find-discovery of 60 volume personal diaries written by Adolf Hitler (turned out to be a hoax)
1986 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1992 – Plane crash at Perris Valley Airport California, kills 16 parachutists
1993 – Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox
2000 – In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives’ home in Miami, Florida.

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