Almanac

Almanac

April 22, 2003

April 22 1864: Congress authorized the use of the phrase "In God We Trust" on U.S. coins.

1952: An atomic test conducted in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television.

1970: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first Earth Day.

1994: Richard M. Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died at a New York hospital four days after suffering a stroke. He was 81. Associated Press

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