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OCTOBER 22

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International Stuttering Awareness Day
(Observed annually on this date since 1998)
Speech International Stuttering Association Wikipedia
1843 Stephen Moulton Babcock (New York-born Chemist Who Developed the Babcock Test for Determining the Butterfat Content of Milk) New York Scientists & Mathematicians Chemistry Foods and Nutrition Wisconsin Historical Society
Sports Figures
1879 Joseph F. Carr (Ohio-born First Commissioner of the National Football League; Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Ohio Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame Ohio Historical Society
1907 Jimmie Foxx (Maryland-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Maryland Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1963 Brian Boitano (California-born Member of the Figure Skating Hall of Fame) California Sports Figures 1988 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1918 Baltimore & Washington Run Out of Coffins Due to Influenza Pandemic Washington, D.C. Maryland 1918 Influenza Pandemic Death
1938 Dick Post of Footville, Wisconsin Wins His 6th County Title by Husking a Record 24.5 Bushels of Corn in 80 Minutes Footville, Wisconsin Farming & Agrciulture Wisconsin Historical Society
1939 First Televised Professional Football Game: Brooklyn 23, Philadelphia 14 Football Television Historic Firsts Professional Football Researchers Association
1940 Julian, Mayer and Krause Receive a Patent for Cortisone for Treatment of Arthritis, Bursitis, Diseases of Connective Tissue and Gout Patents and Trademarks Medical Research Biochemistry USPTO
1951 A Deadly Moonshine Mixture Poisons 433 People in Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta, Georgia Alcohol and Drug Abuse Health Care University of Georgia
1989 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling Is Kidnapped in St. Joseph, Minnesota and Never Found. His Parents Establish the Jacob Wetterling Foundation St. Joseph, Minnesota Child Advocacy Crime  Jacob Wetterling Foundation Minnesota Historical Society

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