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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 01 August 2015

1900  Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on May - 22.  

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

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

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

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

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  Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on May - 22.  

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

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 May - 22.  

1907  The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on this day in history.  

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

1907  Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1910  On this day in history jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46  

1911  Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row on this day in history.  

1911  Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory) on this day in history.  

1912  Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on May - 22.  

1913  Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history 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  On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  

1916  On May - 22 gordon Binkerd, composer  

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

1918  On May - 22 david Land, impressario  

1919  On May - 22 paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)  

1920  Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.  

1921  Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.  

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

1923  On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier  

1924  On May - 22 the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on May - 22.  

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

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on May - 22.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on May - 22.  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  On this day in history 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  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

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

1540  On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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