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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

1900  On May - 22 edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player  

1902  Earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners on May - 22.  

1902  On May - 22 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6  

1903  On May - 22 launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic.  

1904  On May - 22 anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)  

1905  Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School on May - 22.  

1906  10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on this day in history.  

1906  Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece  

1906  On this day in history harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)  

1907  Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset on this day in history.  

1907  On May - 22 the birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen  

1907  Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset on this day in history.  

1907  On May - 22 laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)  

1909  The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.  

1909  On this day in history 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched  

1910  Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right) on May - 22.  

1910  On May - 22 jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46  

1911  Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row on May - 22.  

1911  On this day in history anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)  

1912  On this day in history hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)  

1913  On this day in history andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)  

1914  On May - 22 vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)  

1915  Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on May - 22.  

1916  On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  

1916  Gordon Binkerd, composer on May - 22.  

1917  Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on May - 22.  

1918  On May - 22 david Land, impressario  

1919  Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.  

1920  Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on this day in history.  

1921  Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1922  Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on May - 22.  

1923  Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on May - 22.  

1924  The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On May - 22 birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on May - 22.  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.  

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  On May - 22 death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.  

1538  On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57