Historical Events for 22nd August 2022

1454 – Jews are expelled from Brunn Moravia by order of King Ladislaus
1914 – 1st encounter between British and German troops (in Belgium)
1939 – Premier De Geer recalls Dutch holidaymakers in Black Forest
1946 – Baseball approves a 168-game schedule, but later rescinds it
1966 – The Beatles arrive in New York
1978 – Sandinistas occupy National Palace in Managua, Nicaragua
1984 – Met pitcher Dwight Gooden becomes 11th rookie to strikeout 200
1988 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1992 – FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
2021 – Tropical storm Henri makes landfall near Westerly, Rhode Island

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