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This Day in History for October 22 – First Vietnam War Casualties and More

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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1934 – Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd is shot by FBI agents in a cornfield in East Liverpool, Ohio (More info)

1957 – The United States suffers its first casualties in Vietnam (More info)

1962 – President John F. Kennedy announces that US spy planes have discovered Soviet missile bases in Cuba (More info)

1964 – Jean-Paul Sartre is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, but turns down the honor (More info)

1966 – The Supremes become the first all-female music group to have a number one album (More info)

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