22 April

22 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 22nd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 22nd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Mother Earth Day
  • International Girls in ITC Day
  • National Jelly Bean Day

Historic Events

2016: The Paris Agreement is signed, an agreement to help fight global warming in 2016

1970: The first Earth Day is celebrated in 1970.

1937: Only one of two photographs in existence of the US Supreme Court in session. Cameras are forbidden in the Supreme Court, but this photograph was taken by a young woman who concealed her small camera in her handbag, cutting a hole through which the lens peeped, 1937.

Only one of two photographs in existence of the US Supreme Court in session. Cameras are forbidden in the Supreme Court, but this photograph was taken by a young woman who concealed her small camera in her handbag, cutting a hole through which the lens peeped, 1937.

1917: German troops examined a captured Russian coastal gun emplacement after landing on Saaremaa (Ösel) Island, September-October 1917.

German troops examined a captured Russian coastal gun emplacement after landing on Saaremaa (Ösel) Island, September-October 1917.

1500: Pedro Álvares Cabral is the first European to discover Brazil, landing near Monte Pascoal, claims it for Portugal in 1500

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Nicholson was born
  • Amber Heard was born
  • Machine Gun Kelly was born

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Richard Nixon died
  • Miguel de Carventes died
  • Erin Morgan died

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