Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
1900 Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on this day in history.
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 Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on this day in history.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.
1905 On May - 22 royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on May - 22.
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on May - 22.
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.
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 On May - 22 the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched
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 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 this day in history.
1911 Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory) on May - 22.
1912 On this day in history hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on this day in history.
1915 On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)
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 On May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.
1922 On this day in history judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
1923 On this day in history stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.