11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 22nd April

Eric Bana - Henry VIII

Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1. 1509 - Henry VIII becomes King of England

2. 1864 - Congress authorizes the inscription 'In God We Trust' on coins minted as U.S. currency

3. 1876 - The first official National League (NL) baseball game takes place. Boston beat Philadelphia 6-5

4. 1915 - The New York Yankees wear pinstripes and the hat-in-the-ring logo for the first time

5. 1937 - Jack Nicholson is born

6. 1956 - Elvis Presley makes his Las Vegas debut at the Frontier Hotel

7. 1971 - Haiti's dictator, Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier, dies after 14 years in power

8. 1978 - Bob Marley and the Wailers perform at the One Love Peace Concert in Jamaica. It was Marley's first public appearance in Jamaica since being wounded in an assassination attempt a year and a half earlier

9. 1988 - Two new Florida basketball teams are announced, the Miami Heat and the Orlando Magic

10. 1994 - Richard M. Nixon dies of a stroke at the age of 81

11. 2003 - The Madonna album American Life is released

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