On This Day: October 22nd
This is 296th day of the year and 70 days remain in the year.
Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first parachute jump from a balloon.
West Germany joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Spanish cellist, conductor, and composer Pablo Casals died in Puerto Rico, at age 96.
October 22 BirthdaysFranz Liszt1811–86, Hungarian composer and pianist.
Amanda Coetzertennis player
Collis Potter Huntingtonrailroad builder
John Reedjournalist and radical
Bobby Sealeblack activist