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2004 Football - FA Cup - Manchester United beat Millwall 3-0 In the FA Cup final at the Millenium Stadium, Manchester United beat Millwall 3-0
1999 Football - FA Cup - Manchester United beat Newcastle United 2-0 In the FA Cup final at Wembley, Manchester United beat Newcastle United 2-0.
1987 Wolfgang Mozart's notebook sells for £2.3 million One of Wolfgang Mozart's notebooks fetches £2.3 million at auction at Sotherby's
1987 US Stark hit by Iraqi missile. The US warship Stark is hit by an Iraqi missile while on patrol in the Persian Gulf
1982 Football - Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers draw 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers draw 1-1 after extra time in the FA Cup final at Wembley. Tottenham win the replay 1-0
1972 Sri Lanka comes into being The island of Ceylon becomes the republic of Sri Lanka with a new constitution.
1945 Heinrich Himmler commits suicide German Nazi leader and SS chief Heinrich Himmler commits suicice in prison in Luneberg, Germany.
1907 Laurence Olivier is born Actor Laurence Olivier is born in Dorking, United Kingdom.
1859 Arthur Conan Doyle is born Actor Arthur Conan Doyle is born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
1813 Richard Wagner is born Composer Richard Wagner is born in Leipzig, Germany.

 

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On This Day - 22nd May