22 October It Happened Today
1835 Sam Houston sworn in as president of Texas republic.
1906 Death of French painter Paul Cezanne.
1917 Birth of British actress Joan Fontaine.
1934 ‘Pretty Boy Floyd’, the notorious american gangster is shot dead by FBI agents.
1937 The Duke of Windsor and his wife Wallis visit Adolf Hitler at Berchtesgaden.
1987 The first volume of the Gutenburg Bible sells for $5.39m in New York.