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August 22nd, 2007EventThe Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
August 22nd, 2007EventThe Storm botnet, a botnet created by the Storm Worm, sends out a record 57 million e-mails in one day
August 22nd, 2004EventA version of The Scream and Madonna, two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo, Norway.
August 22nd, 2003EventAlabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was suspended after refusing to comply with a federal court order to remove a rock inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lobby of the Alabama Supreme Court building.
August 22nd, 1992EventFBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
August 22nd, 1989EventThe first ring of Neptune is discovered.
August 22nd, 1989EventNolan Ryan strikes out Rickey Henderson to become the first Major League Baseball pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts.
August 22nd, 1978EventThe Frente Sandinista de Liberacion or FSLN occupies national palace in Nicaragua.
August 22nd, 1972EventRhodesia is expelled by the IOC for its racist policies.
August 22nd, 1971EventJ. Edgar Hoover and John Mitchell announce the arrest of 20 of the Camden 28.

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