Historical Events for 22nd December 2021

1536 – English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
1940 – World War II: HimarĂ« is captured by the Greek army.
1941 – Japan’s invasion leader lands on Luzon, Philippines
1952 – WSBA (now WPMT) TV channel 43 in York, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
1957 – KWRB (now KFNE) TV channel 10 in Lander-Riverton, WY (ABC) begins
1965 – Radio Mil (Domincan Republic) transmitter blown up
1974 – 2nd cease-fire between IRA and British; lasts until approx April 1975
1983 – Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak meets with PLO leader Yasser Arafat
1988 – South Africa signs accord granting independence to South West Africa
1989 – Republic of Chad (Africa) adopts its Constitution

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