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On This Day - April 22, A Shot Of History

Get On This Day delivered free to your inbox: 1954 - The televised Senate Army-McCarthy hearings began. Televised Army-McCarthy hearings begin 1970 – The first Earth Day is celebrated. First Earth Day celebrated 1997 - Troops storm embassy in Peru The four-month siege of the Japanese embassy in Peru ends in gunfire and explosions as troops storm in. The Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends in Lima, Peru. Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends 1971 - Haitian dictator dies Haiti's ruler, Francois 'Papa Doc' Duvalier, has died after 14 years in power.

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