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It happened on a… October 22

2020

The National Hockey League announces the annual NHL All Star Game and the NHL All-Star Skills Competition would be postponed to no earlier than 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2014

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau attacks the Parliament of Canada in Ottawa, Canada, killing a soldier and injuring 3 other people.

2012

“Red” 4th studio album by Taylor Swift is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2012/2013).

2008

Google Play is launched, the official app store for the Android operating system.

1995

The 50th anniversary of the United Nations was marked by a record number of world leaders gathering.

1978

Pope John Paul II is inaugurated as Pope.

1962

Cuban Missile Crisis: US President John F. Kennedy addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba and imposes a naval blockade on Cuba, beginning the missile crisis.

1939

The first televised pro football game was telecast from New York. Brooklyn defeated Philadelphia 23-14.

1907

The Panic of 1907 began when depositors began withdrawing money from many New York banks.

1897

World’s first car dealer opens in London.

1797

Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first recorded parachute jump. He made the jump from about 3,000 feet.

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