January 22 in History
1857January 22, 1857:
The National Association of Baseball Players is established in New York.
1901January 22, 1901:
Queen Victoria dies, bringing an end to her over 60-year reign as the Queen of the United Kingdom.
1968January 22, 1968:
Aretha Franklin releases her 12th studio album, “Lady Soul”.
1981January 22, 1981:
The last portrait taken of assassinated former Beatles member, John Lennon and his wife, Yoko graces the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
1987January 22, 1987:
Robert Budd Dwyer, the former State Treasurer of Pennsylvania shoots himself to death in front of reporters at a televised press conference.
1992January 22, 1992:
Roberta Bondar makes her way into space aboard the Discovery space shuttle as the first Canadian woman and first neurologist.
1998January 22, 1998:
Theodore Kaczynski receives a life imprisonment sentence without the possibility of parole for killing three people and injuring over 20 people through his bombings.
2006January 22, 2006:
Evo Morales is sworn in as Bolivia’s first indigenous president.
2008January 22, 2008:
Actor, Heath Ledger is found dead after an accidental overdose of drugs.
2010January 22, 2010:
Conan O’Brien appears as the host of “The Tonight Show” for the last time.