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This was 265th day of the year and 100 days remained in the year.


September 22 Birthdays

Michael Faraday
1791–1867, English scientist.

Theodore Clement Steele
artist (1847)

Babette Deutsch
poet (1895)

Tommy Lasorda
baseball manager (1927)

September 22 in History

1776

Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy during the Revolutionary War.

1789

Congress authorized the office of Postmaster-General.

1792

The French Republic was proclaimed.

1862

President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, proposing to free all slaves of rebel states as of Jan. 1, 1863.

1980

The Persian Gulf conflict between Iran and Iraq erupted into full-scale war.

1989

Songwriter Irving Berlin died in New York City at age 101.

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