August 22nd This Day in History

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By Rob Connelly and GateHouse Media. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Today in history:

-International Red Cross founded.

-BBC conducts first experimental television broadcast.

-Steamboat demonstrated.

-Vicki Weaver killed at Ruby Ridge.

-Althea Gibson first african american on US tennis tour.

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