St. Paul, Minn., April 21
Early this morning the McKibben Block, a four-story stone building, together with Mrs. Johnson's brick boarding-house and three frame buildings burned down. The origin of the fire is unknown. Loss, $105.00; insurance $40,000.
Morning Herald -
Titusville, Pennsylvania -
April 22, 1868
New York, April 21. - An accident of a fatal character and which caused intense excitement, occurred at the Madison Square Garden tonight. The Hahnemann Hospital fair, which opened a week ago, was in progress, and there were about 800 people in the building....
Daily Globe -
St. Paul, Minnesota -
April 22, 1880
By Associated Press. Redding, Conn., April 22. - Samuel Langhorn Clemens, (Mark Twain), died painlessly at 6:30 o'clock last night of angina pectoris. He lapsed into a coma at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon and never recovered consciousness. It was the end of a man out-worn by grief and acute agony of body.
The Charlotte News -
Charlotte, North Carolina -
April 22, 1910
1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day
Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was not addressed in politics or by the media, so he created the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970. An estimated 20 million people nationwide attended festivities that day. It was a truly astonishing grassroots explosion, leading eventually to national legislation such as the Clean Air Act and the...
1889 April 22 – At high noon in Oklahoma Territory, thousands rush to claim land in the Land Run of 1889. Within hours the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed, with populations of at least 10,000.