Mon, October 22, 2018 | 04:26

Today is Monday, October 22, the 295th day of 2018. There are 70 days left in the year.

1875 — Sons of the American Revolution organized

1883 — Original Metropolitan OperaHouse grand opening (Faust)

1922 — Lucerne Street in the Bronxnamed

1922 — Parsifal Place laid out inBronx, named for knight in Wagner’s Opera

1928 — Hoover speaks of “American system of rugged individualism”

1949 — 200 killed in train derailment near Nowy Dwor in Poland

1950 — LA Rams beat Baltimore Colts 70-27

1953 — Laos gains full independence from France

1954 — West Germany joins the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

1962 — JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis

1962 — The Pacific Science Center opens at the Seattle Center