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It happened on a… April 22

2019

Marvel film “Avengers: Endgame” directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans and an ensemble cast, premieres in Los Angeles.

2003

Patrick Roy plays his final career NHL game.

1998

Disney’s Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.

1994

7,000 Tutsi slaughtered by Hutus in the stadium at Kibuye, Rwanda.

1976

Barbara Walters becomes 1st female US nightly network news anchor (ABC News).

1969

1st human eye transplant performed and failed to restore a 54-year-old man’s vision.

1965

The Rolling Stones start their first North American tour in Montreal.

1963

Lester B. Pearson is sworn in as the 14th Prime Minister of Canada.

1914

Babe Ruth made his pitching debut with the Baltimore Orioles.

1876

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky completes his ballet “Swan Lake”.

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

1737

Opening of Canada’s first iron smelter at Les Forges de St-Maurice.

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