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January 22nd, 2008 (January 22 2008)DeathRoberto Gari, American actor (born in 1920)
January 22nd, 2008 (January 22 2008)DeathHeath Ledger, Australian actor (born in 1979)Heath Ledger Quotes
January 22nd, 2008 (January 22 2008)DeathMiles Lerman, Polish-American activist (born in 1920)
January 22nd, 2007 (January 22 2007)EventThe jury portion of the trial against Robert Pickton, accused of being Canada s worst serial killer, opens in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
January 22nd, 2007 (January 22 2007)DeathDoug Blasdell, American personal trainer
January 22nd, 2007 (January 22 2007)DeathNgo Quang Tru?ng, South Vietnamese general (born in 1929)
January 22nd, 2007 (January 22 2007)DeathAbbe Pierre, French priest (born in 1912)
January 22nd, 2006 (January 22 2006)EventEvo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country s first indigenous president.Evo Morales Quotes
January 22nd, 2005 (January 22 2005)DeathCesar Gutierrez, Venezuelan baseball player (born in 1943)
January 22nd, 2005 (January 22 2005)DeathCarlo Orelli, Italian veteran of World War I (born in 1894)
January 22nd, 2005 (January 22 2005)DeathConsuelo Velazquez, Mexican songwriter (born in 1924)
January 22nd, 2005 (January 22 2005)DeathRose Mary Woods, American Watergate scandal figure (born in 1917)
January 22nd, 2004 (January 22 2004)DeathBilly May, American composer and musician (born in 1916)
January 22nd, 2004 (January 22 2004)DeathThomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (born in 1918)
January 22nd, 2004 (January 22 2004)DeathAnn Miller, American actress and dancer (born in 1923)
January 22nd, 2003 (January 22 2003)EventLast successful contact with the spacecraft Pioneer 10, one of the most distant man-made objects.
January 22nd, 2003 (January 22 2003)DeathBill Mauldin, American World War II cartoonist (born in 1921)
January 22nd, 2002 (January 22 2002)EventKmart Corp becomes the largest retailer in United States history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
January 22nd, 2002 (January 22 2002)DeathStanley Marcus, American business executive (born in 1905)
January 22nd, 2001 (January 22 2001)DeathTommie Agee, American baseball player (born in 1942)
January 22nd, 2001 (January 22 2001)DeathRoy Brown, American clown (born in 1932)
January 22nd, 2000 (January 22 2000)DeathCraig Claiborne, American writer and editor (born in 1920)
January 22nd, 2000 (January 22 2000)DeathAnne Hebert, French Canadian author and poet (Kamouraska) (born in 1916)
January 22nd, 1999 (January 22 1999)EventAustralian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.
January 22nd, 1999 (January 22 1999)DeathGraham Staines, Australian missionary (born in 1941)
January 22nd, 1997 (January 22 1997)DeathRon Holden, American singer (born in 1939)
January 22nd, 1997 (January 22 1997)DeathBilly Mackenzie, Scottish musician (Associates) (born in 1957)
January 22nd, 1997 (January 22 1997)DeathWally Whyton, English musician (born in 1929)
January 22nd, 1995 (January 22 1995)EventIsraeli-Palestinian conflict: In central Israel, two suicide bombers from the Gaza Strip blow themselves up at a military transit point killing 19 Israelis.
January 22nd, 1995 (January 22 1995)DeathJerry Blackwell, American professional wrestler (born in 1949)
January 22nd, 1995 (January 22 1995)DeathRose Fitzgerald Kennedy, matriarch of the Kennedy family (born in 1890)
January 22nd, 1994 (January 22 1994)DeathJean-Louis Barrault, French actor and director (born in 1910)
January 22nd, 1994 (January 22 1994)DeathRhett Forrester, American singer (Riot) (born in 1956)
January 22nd, 1994 (January 22 1994)DeathTelly Savalas, American actor (born in 1924)
January 22nd, 1993 (January 22 1993)DeathAbe Kobo, Japanese writer (born in 1924)
January 22nd, 1992 (January 22 1992)EventRebel forces occupy Zaire s national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government s resignation.
January 22nd, 1992 (January 22 1992)EventSpace Shuttle program: STS-42 MissionDr. Roberta Bondar becomes the first Canadian woman in space.
January 22nd, 1991 (January 22 1991)EventGulf War. Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.
January 22nd, 1991 (January 22 1991)DeathRobert Choquette, French Canadian novelist, poet and diplomat (born in 1905)
January 22nd, 1990 (January 22 1990)EventRobert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet worm.
January 22nd, 1988 (January 22 1988)BirthGreg Oden, American basketball player
January 22nd, 1988 (January 22 1988)DeathParker Fennelly, American comedian and actor (born in 1891)
January 22nd, 1987 (January 22 1987)EventPennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself at a press conference on live national television, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.
January 22nd, 1987 (January 22 1987)BirthAstrid Jacobsen, Norwegian cross-country skier
January 22nd, 1987 (January 22 1987)DeathBudd Dwyer, American politician (born in 1939)
January 22nd, 1986 (January 22 1986)BirthLee Pa-ni, South Korean model
January 22nd, 1986 (January 22 1986)BirthDaniel Wayne Smith, American actor, reality television personality (died in 2006)
January 22nd, 1985 (January 22 1985)BirthMohamed Sissoko, Malian footballer
January 22nd, 1984 (January 22 1984)EventThe Apple Macintosh, the first consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, was introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous "1984" television commercial.
January 22nd, 1984 (January 22 1984)BirthBen Eager, Canadian ice hockey player
January 22nd, 1984 (January 22 1984)BirthRaica Oliveira, Brazilian supermodel
January 22nd, 1984 (January 22 1984)BirthLeon Powe, American basketball player
January 22nd, 1984 (January 22 1984)BirthMaceo Rigters, Dutch footballer
January 22nd, 1983 (January 22 1983)BirthShaun Cody, American football player
January 22nd, 1983 (January 22 1983)BirthRobert Steinhauser, German perpetrator of the Erfurt massacre (died in 2002)
January 22nd, 1982 (January 22 1982)BirthFabricio Coloccini, Argentine footballer
January 22nd, 1982 (January 22 1982)BirthJason Peters, American football player
January 22nd, 1982 (January 22 1982)DeathTommy Tucker, American singer and pianist (born in 1933)
January 22nd, 1981 (January 22 1981)BirthWilla Ford, American singer
January 22nd, 1981 (January 22 1981)BirthBeverley Mitchell, American actress
January 22nd, 1981 (January 22 1981)BirthIbrahima Sonko, French footballer
January 22nd, 1981 (January 22 1981)DeathIshtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist (born in 1903)
January 22nd, 1980 (January 22 1980)EventAndrei Sakharov is arrested in Moscow.Andrei Sakharov Quotes
January 22nd, 1980 (January 22 1980)BirthJake Grove, American football player
January 22nd, 1980 (January 22 1980)BirthChristopher Masterson, American actor
January 22nd, 1980 (January 22 1980)BirthBen Moody, American guitarist (Evanescence)
January 22nd, 1980 (January 22 1980)BirthJonathan Woodgate, English footballer
January 22nd, 1980 (January 22 1980)BirthSubhash Ram Prajapati, Nepalese Writer
January 22nd, 1978 (January 22 1978)BirthChone Figgins, American baseball player
January 22nd, 1978 (January 22 1978)DeathOliver Leese, British World War II general (born in 1894)
January 22nd, 1978 (January 22 1978)DeathHerbert Sutcliffe, English cricketer (born in 1894)
January 22nd, 1977 (January 22 1977)BirthJono Gibbes, New Zealand rugby union footballer
January 22nd, 1977 (January 22 1977)BirthHidetoshi Nakata, Japanese footballer
January 22nd, 1976 (January 22 1976)BirthJames Dearth, American football player
January 22nd, 1976 (January 22 1976)BirthMikko Luoma, Finnish ice hockey player
January 22nd, 1975 (January 22 1975)BirthBalthazar Getty, American actor
January 22nd, 1975 (January 22 1975)BirthFelipe Giaffone, Brazilian racing driver
January 22nd, 1975 (January 22 1975)BirthZP Theart, South African singer
January 22nd, 1975 (January 22 1975)BirthDavid Vyborny, Czech ice hockey player
January 22nd, 1975 (January 22 1975)DeathAndrew George Burry, Swiss-born manufacturer and businessman (born in 1873)
January 22nd, 1974 (January 22 1974)BirthCameron McConville, Australian racing driver
January 22nd, 1973 (January 22 1973)EventThe Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, allowing abortion
January 22nd, 1973 (January 22 1973)EventA chartered Boeing 707 explodes in flames upon landing at Kano Airport, Nigeria killing 176.
January 22nd, 1973 (January 22 1973)BirthRogerio Ceni, Brazilian footballer
January 22nd, 1973 (January 22 1973)DeathLyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States (born in 1908)Lyndon Johnson Quotes
January 22nd, 1972 (January 22 1972)BirthGabriel Macht, American actor
January 22nd, 1972 (January 22 1972)BirthRomi Paku, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
January 22nd, 1972 (January 22 1972)BirthGonzalo Rodriguez, Uruguayan racing driver (died in 1999)
January 22nd, 1971 (January 22 1971)BirthStan Collymore, English footballer
January 22nd, 1970 (January 22 1970)BirthAbraham Olano, Spanish cyclist Abraham Quotes
January 22nd, 1970 (January 22 1970)BirthAlex Ross, American comic book painter (Marvels, Kingdom Come)
January 22nd, 1969 (January 22 1969)BirthOlivia d Abo, English actress
January 22nd, 1969 (January 22 1969)BirthJohn Linton Roberson, American cartoonist
January 22nd, 1968 (January 22 1968)BirthHeath, Japanese bass guitarist (X Japan)
January 22nd, 1968 (January 22 1968)BirthFrank Leb?uf, French footballer
January 22nd, 1968 (January 22 1968)BirthMauricio Serna, Colombian footballer
January 22nd, 1968 (January 22 1968)DeathDuke Kahanamoku, American swimmer (born in 1890)
January 22nd, 1967 (January 22 1967)BirthManabu Nakanishi, Japanese professional wrestler
January 22nd, 1967 (January 22 1967)DeathRobert Henriques, English writer (born in 1905)
January 22nd, 1966 (January 22 1966)BirthEcaterina Szabo, Romanian gymnast
January 22nd, 1966 (January 22 1966)DeathHerbert Marshall, English actor (born in 1890)
January 22nd, 1965 (January 22 1965)BirthSteven Adler, American drummer (Guns N Roses)
January 22nd, 1965 (January 22 1965)BirthDJ Jazzy Jeff, American rapper and actor
January 22nd, 1965 (January 22 1965)BirthDiane Lane, American actress
January 22nd, 1965 (January 22 1965)BirthBrian McCardie, Scottish actor
January 22nd, 1965 (January 22 1965)BirthAndrew Roachford, English singer and songwriter
January 22nd, 1965 (January 22 1965)BirthChintara Sukapatana, Thai actress
January 22nd, 1963 (January 22 1963)EventThe Elysee treaty of cooperation between France and Germany was signed by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer.Charles de Gaulle Quotes
January 22nd, 1963 (January 22 1963)BirthAndrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
January 22nd, 1962 (January 22 1962)EventThe Organization of American States suspends Cuba s membership.
January 22nd, 1962 (January 22 1962)BirthChoi Min-sik, South Korean actor
January 22nd, 1962 (January 22 1962)BirthSultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu, Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
January 22nd, 1961 (January 22 1961)BirthDaniel Johnston, American singer-songwriter and artist
January 22nd, 1960 (January 22 1960)BirthMichael Hutchence, Australian singer (INXS) (died in 1997)
January 22nd, 1959 (January 22 1959)BirthLinda Blair, American actress
January 22nd, 1959 (January 22 1959)DeathMike Hawthorn, English race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (born in 1929)
January 22nd, 1958 (January 22 1958)BirthNikos Anastopoulos, Greek football player and manager
January 22nd, 1957 (January 22 1957)EventIsrael withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula.
January 22nd, 1957 (January 22 1957)EventThe New York City "Mad Bomber," George P. Metesky, was arrested in Waterbury, Connecticut and was charged with planting more than 30 bombs.
January 22nd, 1957 (January 22 1957)BirthMike Bossy, Canadian ice hockey player
January 22nd, 1957 (January 22 1957)BirthFrancis Wheen, English writer and journalist
January 22nd, 1957 (January 22 1957)BirthRene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (died in 1993)
January 22nd, 1956 (January 22 1956)BirthSteve Riley, American drummer
January 22nd, 1956 (January 22 1956)BirthJohn Wesley Shipp, American actorJohn Wesley Quotes
January 22nd, 1955 (January 22 1955)BirthTimothy R. Ferguson, American politician
January 22nd, 1954 (January 22 1954)BirthTully Blanchard, American professional wrestler
January 22nd, 1954 (January 22 1954)BirthChris Lemmon, American actor
January 22nd, 1954 (January 22 1954)BirthPeter Pilz, Austrian politician
January 22nd, 1953 (January 22 1953)BirthJim Jarmusch, American director
January 22nd, 1953 (January 22 1953)BirthMyung-Whun Chung,South Korean Conductor and pianist
January 22nd, 1952 (January 22 1952)EventThe first Jet airliner, the de Havilland Comet, enters service for BOAC.
January 22nd, 1952 (January 22 1952)BirthTeddy Gentry, American musician (Alabama)
January 22nd, 1952 (January 22 1952)BirthAce Vergel, Filipino actor (died in 2007)
January 22nd, 1951 (January 22 1951)BirthOndrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (died in 1989)
January 22nd, 1951 (January 22 1951)DeathKarl Nessler, inventor of the perm (born in 1872)
January 22nd, 1950 (January 22 1950)DeathCorinne Luchaire, French actress (born in 1921)
January 22nd, 1950 (January 22 1950)DeathAlan Hale, Sr., American actor (born in 1892)
January 22nd, 1949 (January 22 1949)BirthMike Caldwell, American baseball player
January 22nd, 1949 (January 22 1949)BirthPhil Miller, English guitarist (National Health, In Cahoots, Matching Mole)
January 22nd, 1949 (January 22 1949)BirthSteve Perry, American singer and musician (Journey)
January 22nd, 1949 (January 22 1949)DeathWilliam Thomas Walsh, American author (born in 1891)
January 22nd, 1948 (January 22 1948)BirthGilbert Levine, American conductor
January 22nd, 1948 (January 22 1948)BirthNorthern Calloway, American actor (died in 1990)
January 22nd, 1947 (January 22 1947)EventKTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
January 22nd, 1946 (January 22 1946)EventIran: Qazi Muhammad declares the independent people s Republic of Mahabad at Chuwarchira Square in the Kurdish city of Mahabadied in He is the new president; Hadschi Baba Scheich is the prime minister.
January 22nd, 1946 (January 22 1946)EventCreation of the Central Intelligence Group, forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency.
January 22nd, 1946 (January 22 1946)BirthMalcolm McLaren, English impresario, musician and self-publicist
January 22nd, 1946 (January 22 1946)BirthSerge Savard, Canadian ice hockey player
January 22nd, 1945 (January 22 1945)BirthArthur Beetson, Australian rugby league footballer and coach
January 22nd, 1945 (January 22 1945)DeathElse Lasker-Schuler, German-born poet (born in 1869)
January 22nd, 1944 (January 22 1944)EventWorld War II: The Allies commence Operation Shingle which was an assault on Anzio, Italy.
January 22nd, 1943 (January 22 1943)BirthMarilia Pera, Brazilian actress
January 22nd, 1942 (January 22 1942)BirthMimis Domazos, Greek footballer
January 22nd, 1941 (January 22 1941)EventWorld War II: The United Kingdom captures Tobruk from Nazi forces.
January 22nd, 1940 (January 22 1940)BirthAddie "Micki" Harris, singer (Shirelles) (died in 1982)
January 22nd, 1940 (January 22 1940)BirthJohn Hurt, English actor
January 22nd, 1940 (January 22 1940)BirthGeorge Seifert, American football coach
January 22nd, 1939 (January 22 1939)BirthJeff Smith, American chef (died in 2004)
January 22nd, 1939 (January 22 1939)BirthJ.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1994)
January 22nd, 1938 (January 22 1938)BirthAltair, Brazilian footballer
January 22nd, 1937 (January 22 1937)BirthEden Pastora, Nicaraguan rebel leader
January 22nd, 1937 (January 22 1937)BirthJoseph Wambaugh, American author
January 22nd, 1936 (January 22 1936)BirthAlan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate
January 22nd, 1936 (January 22 1936)BirthOng Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (died in 2002)
January 22nd, 1935 (January 22 1935)BirthSeymour Cassel, American actor
January 22nd, 1934 (January 22 1934)BirthBill Bixby, American actor (died in 1993)
January 22nd, 1934 (January 22 1934)BirthGraham Kerr, British-born chef
January 22nd, 1932 (January 22 1932)BirthBerthold Grunfeld, Norwegian psychiatrist and former sexologist
January 22nd, 1932 (January 22 1932)BirthPiper Laurie, American actress
January 22nd, 1931 (January 22 1931)EventSir Isaac Isaacs is sworn in as the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
January 22nd, 1931 (January 22 1931)BirthSam Cooke, American singer (died in 1964)
January 22nd, 1931 (January 22 1931)DeathAlma Rubens, American actress (born in 1897)
January 22nd, 1928 (January 22 1928)BirthYoshihiko Amino, Japanese historian (died in 2004)
January 22nd, 1927 (January 22 1927)EventFirst live radio commentary of a football match anywhere in the world, bewtween Arsenal F.C. and Sheffield United at Highbury.
January 22nd, 1927 (January 22 1927)BirthLou Creekmur, American football player
January 22nd, 1924 (January 22 1924)EventRamsay MacDonald becomes the first Labour Prime Minister.
January 22nd, 1924 (January 22 1924)BirthJ. J. Johnson, American jazz trombonist and composer (died in 2001)
January 22nd, 1922 (January 22 1922)BirthHoward Moss, American poet, dramatist, and critic (died in 1987)
January 22nd, 1922 (January 22 1922)DeathFredrik Bajer, Danish politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1837)
January 22nd, 1922 (January 22 1922)DeathPope Benedict XV (born in 1854)
January 22nd, 1922 (January 22 1922)DeathCamille Jordan, French mathematician (born in 1838)
January 22nd, 1921 (January 22 1921)DeathCaptain George Streeter, American riverboat captain and circus owner (born in 1837)
January 22nd, 1920 (January 22 1920)BirthSir Alf Ramsey, English football manager (died in 1999)
January 22nd, 1919 (January 22 1919)EventAct Zluky is signed, unifying the Ukrainian People s Republic and the West Ukrainian National Republic.
January 22nd, 1918 (January 22 1918)BirthElmer Lach, Canadian ice hockey player
January 22nd, 1917 (January 22 1917)EventWorld War I: President Woodrow Wilson calls for "peace without victory" in Europe.
January 22nd, 1916 (January 22 1916)BirthBill Durnan, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1972)
January 22nd, 1916 (January 22 1916)BirthHenri Dutilleux, French composer
January 22nd, 1915 (January 22 1915)BirthHeinrich Albertz, German theologian and politician (died in 1993)
January 22nd, 1914 (January 22 1914)BirthDimitris Dragatakis, Greek composer (died in 2001)
January 22nd, 1913 (January 22 1913)BirthWilliam Cardinal Conway, Northern Irish clergyman (died in 1977)
January 22nd, 1913 (January 22 1913)BirthCarl F. H. Henry, American theologian and publisher (died in 2003)
January 22nd, 1911 (January 22 1911)BirthBruno Kreisky, Chancellor of Austria (died in 1990)
January 22nd, 1909 (January 22 1909)BirthPorfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat and international playboy (died in 1965)
January 22nd, 1909 (January 22 1909)BirthAnn Sothern, American actress (died in 2001)
January 22nd, 1909 (January 22 1909)BirthU Thant, Burmese 3rd United Nations Secretary General (died in 1974)U Thant Quotes
January 22nd, 1908 (January 22 1908)BirthLev Landau, Soviet physicist, Nobel laureate (died in 1968)
January 22nd, 1907 (January 22 1907)BirthDouglas Corrigan, American pilot (died in 1995)
January 22nd, 1907 (January 22 1907)BirthDixie Dean, English footballer (died in 1980)
January 22nd, 1907 (January 22 1907)BirthMary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (died in 2004)
January 22nd, 1906 (January 22 1906)EventSS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130.
January 22nd, 1906 (January 22 1906)BirthJoe Gladwin, English actor (died in 1987)
January 22nd, 1906 (January 22 1906)BirthRobert E. Howard, American author (died in 1936)Robert E. Howard Quotes
January 22nd, 1905 (January 22 1905)EventBloody Sunday in St. Petersburg, beginning of the 1905 revolution.
January 22nd, 1904 (January 22 1904)BirthGeorge Balanchine, Russian choreographer (died in 1983)
January 22nd, 1904 (January 22 1904)BirthArkady Gaidar, Russian children s writer (died in 1941)
January 22nd, 1903 (January 22 1903)BirthFritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (died in 1966)
January 22nd, 1902 (January 22 1902)BirthDaniel Kinsey, American hurdler (died in 1970)
January 22nd, 1901 (January 22 1901)EventEdward VII becomes King after his mother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, dies.
January 22nd, 1901 (January 22 1901)DeathQueen Victoria of the United Kingdom (born in 1819)
January 22nd, 1900 (January 22 1900)BirthErnst Busch, German singer and actor (died in 1980)
January 22nd, 1900 (January 22 1900)DeathDavid E. Hughes, American musician (born in 1831)
January 22nd, 1899 (January 22 1899)EventLeaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
January 22nd, 1897 (January 22 1897)BirthRosa Ponselle, American soprano (died in 1981)
January 22nd, 1893 (January 22 1893)BirthConrad Veidt, German actor (died in 1943)
January 22nd, 1892 (January 22 1892)BirthMarcel Dassault, French industrialist (died in 1986)
January 22nd, 1892 (January 22 1892)DeathJoseph Philo Bradley, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (born in 1813)Bradley Joseph Quotes
January 22nd, 1890 (January 22 1890)EventThe United Mine Workers of America was founded in Columbus, Ohio.
January 22nd, 1890 (January 22 1890)BirthFred M. Vinson, 13th Chief Justice of the United States (died in 1953)
January 22nd, 1890 (January 22 1890)BirthVinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist (died in 1976)
January 22nd, 1889 (January 22 1889)EventColumbia Phonograph was formed in Washington, D.C.
January 22nd, 1889 (January 22 1889)BirthHenri Pelissier, French cyclist (died in 1935)
January 22nd, 1887 (January 22 1887)BirthHelen Hoyt, American poet (died in 1972)
January 22nd, 1886 (January 22 1886)BirthRoman Ungern von Sternberg, Russian counter-revolutionary (died in 1921)
January 22nd, 1882 (January 22 1882)BirthTheodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer (died in 1956)
January 22nd, 1879 (January 22 1879)EventAnglo-Zulu War: Battle of IsandlwanaZulu troops defeat British troops.
January 22nd, 1879 (January 22 1879)EventAnglo-Zulu War: Battle of Rorke s Drift139 British soldiers successfully defend their garrison against an intense assault by four to five thousand Zulu warriors.
January 22nd, 1877 (January 22 1877)EventArthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices.
January 22nd, 1875 (January 22 1875)BirthD. W. Griffith, American film director (died in 1948)
January 22nd, 1874 (January 22 1874)BirthEdward Harkness, American philanthropist (died in 1940)
January 22nd, 1869 (January 22 1869)BirthGrigori Rasputin, Russian monk (died in 1916)
January 22nd, 1863 (January 22 1863)EventThe January Uprising breaks out in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. The aim of the national movement is to regain Polish-Lithuanian-Ruthenian Commonwealth from occupation of Russia.
January 22nd, 1858 (January 22 1858)BirthBeatrice Webb, English economist (died in 1943)
January 22nd, 1849 (January 22 1849)BirthAugust Strindberg, Swedish writer (died in 1912)
January 22nd, 1840 (January 22 1840)EventBritish colonists reach New Zealand.
January 22nd, 1840 (January 22 1840)BirthErnest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (died in 1907)
January 22nd, 1840 (January 22 1840)DeathJohann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (born in 1752)
January 22nd, 1824 (January 22 1824)EventAshantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.
January 22nd, 1820 (January 22 1820)BirthJoseph Wolf, German artist (died in 1899)
January 22nd, 1799 (January 22 1799)BirthLudger Duvernay, Canadian printer and publisher (died in 1852)
January 22nd, 1797 (January 22 1797)BirthMaria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (died in 1826)
January 22nd, 1796 (January 22 1796)BirthKarl Claus, Russian chemist (died in 1864)
January 22nd, 1788 (January 22 1788)BirthGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (Lord Byron), English poet (died in 1824)Lord Byron Quotes
January 22nd, 1781 (January 22 1781)BirthFrancois Antoine Habeneck, French violinist (died in 1849)
January 22nd, 1779 (January 22 1779)DeathJeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (born in 1733)
January 22nd, 1779 (January 22 1779)DeathClaudius Smith, American Revolutionary War loyalist (born in 1736)
January 22nd, 1771 (January 22 1771)EventSpain cedes Port Egmont in the Falkland Islands to England.
January 22nd, 1767 (January 22 1767)DeathJohann Gottlob Lehmann, German minterologist and geologist (born in 1719)
January 22nd, 1763 (January 22 1763)DeathJohn Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, English statesman (born in 1690)
January 22nd, 1750 (January 22 1750)DeathFranz Xaver Josef von Unertl, Bavarian politician (born in 1675)
January 22nd, 1733 (January 22 1733)BirthPhilip Carteret, British Naval Officer
January 22nd, 1729 (January 22 1729)BirthGotthold Ephraim Lessing, German author and philosopher (died in 1781) Philo Quotes
January 22nd, 1690 (January 22 1690)BirthNicolas Lancret, French painter (died in 1743)
January 22nd, 1666 (January 22 1666)DeathShah Jahan, Mughal Emperor of India (born in 1592)
January 22nd, 1654 (January 22 1654)BirthRichard Blackmore, English physician and writer (died in 1729)Richard Blackmore Quotes
January 22nd, 1599 (January 22 1599)DeathCristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer (born in 1547)
January 22nd, 1592 (January 22 1592)BirthPierre Gassendi, French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist (died in 1655) Philo Quotes
January 22nd, 1570 (January 22 1570)BirthSir Robert Bruce Cotton, English politician (died in 1631)
January 22nd, 1561 (January 22 1561)BirthSir Francis Bacon, English philosopher (died in 1626)Francis Bacon Quotes
January 22nd, 1553 (January 22 1553)BirthMori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (died in 1625)
January 22nd, 1536 (January 22 1536)DeathBernhard Knipperdolling, German religious leader (born in 1495)
January 22nd, 1521 (January 22 1521)EventEmperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms.
January 22nd, 1506 (January 22 1506)EventThe first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican.
January 22nd, 1440 (January 22 1440)BirthIvan III of Russia (died in 1505)
January 22nd, 1263 (January 22 1263)BirthIbn Taymiya, Islamic scholar (died in 1328)
January 22nd, 0565 (January 22 0565)EventEutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.

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