On this day: April 22

Published On: Apr 19 2013 01:48:16 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 22 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Thousands rush to claim land in Oklahoma, the first nationwide Earth Day takes place, Richard Nixon dies, federal agents seize Elián González, and the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sinks while spewing oil, all on this day.

OTD April 22 - Peter Frampton
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1950: Rock musician and singer-songwriter Peter Frampton, best known for such hits as "Breaking All The Rules," "Show Me the Way," "Baby, I Love Your Way," "Do You Feel Like We Do" and "I'm in You," is born in Bromley, Kent, England. Frampton's international breakthrough album was his 1976 live release "Frampton Comes Alive!," which sold more than six million copies in the United States alone.

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