Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, May 22

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, May 22

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1845 Mary Cassatt, noted impressionist painter, was born in Allegheny. (She died in 1926.)

1937 The Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp. broke ground for its new Irvin works in West Mifflin, which was estimated to cost $63 million and employ 4,000 men.

1987 The Urban Mass Transit Administration opened the final segment of the Port Authority's $542 million light rail system through the South Hills.

1992 After a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the final time (Jay Leno took over as host three days later).

Today's birthdays: Singer Charles Aznavour, 93. Actor Michael Constantine, 90. Conductor Peter Nero, 83. Actor-director Richard Benjamin, 79. Actor Frank Converse, 79. Former CNN anchor Bernard Shaw, 77. Actress Barbara Parkins, 75. …

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