This Day in History

April 22nd in History

The Oklahoma Land Rush begins! Plus, the first NL baseball game is played, the New York World's Fair opens, and the first solo sailboat nonstop 'round the world trip finishes. Queen Isabella, Immanuel Kant, Bettie Page, and Jack Nicholson are born; Cervantes, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Richard Nixon, and Linda Lovelace die. Happy Earth Day!

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Quote of the Day

"Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea."

Henry Fielding, author born April 22, 1707