Some interesting things that happened on this date, April 22nd:

*  In 1864, the US mints the first 2-cent coin (and on it was the first appearance of the words "In God We Trust")

*  In 1889 the Oklahoma Land Rush officially started

*  Actor Eddie Albert ("Green Acres") was born

*  In 1915 (99 years ago) the NY Yankees uniforms were "pinstripes" for the first time

*  And on this date in 1994, at the age of 81, former President Richard Nixon dies of a stroke.

 

To see more interesting things that happened on this date, visit: www.historyorb.com/day/april/22

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