April 22nd in history …

April 22nd in History

1500: The area that became Brazil is discovered by Portuguese explorers

1954: Senate Army-McCarthy televised hearings began Red scare starts

1955: Congress orders all US coins bear motto “In God We Trust

April 22nd birthdays

1451: Isabella I of Castile, Queen of Spain and patron of Christopher Columbus

1724: Immanuel Kant, German philosopher

1766: Madame de Stael, French writer

1870: Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov (aka Lenin), Russian leader

1904: Robert Oppenheimer, Inventor of atomic bomb

1916: Yehudi Menuhin, Violinist

1937: Jack Nicholson, American actor

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