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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Sunday, 21 September 2014

1900  On this day in history edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player  

1902  On this day in history earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners.  

1902  On this day in history 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6  

1903  Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.  

1904  Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.  

1905  On this day in history royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School  

1906  On May - 22 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece  

1906  On this day in history wright Brothers patent an aeroplane  

1906  On May - 22 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece  

1906  Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset  

1907  On this day in history the birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen  

1907  On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset  

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

1909  The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on this day in history.  

1909  1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.  

1910  Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right) on this day in history.  

1910  Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on May - 22.  

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  Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on May - 22.  

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

1915  Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on this day in history.  

1916  French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on May - 22.  

1916  On May - 22 gordon Binkerd, composer  

1917  On May - 22 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

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 this day in history.  

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

1924  On this day in history the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On this day in history birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  On this day in history birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

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

1772  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  On this day in history constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

1457  On this day in history 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 May - 22 death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.