Historical Events For May - 22
Monday, 27 March 2017
1900 On May - 22 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 May - 22 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6
1903 Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.
1904 On May - 22 anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)
1905 Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School on this day in history.
1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on May - 22.
1906 On May - 22 wright Brothers patent an aeroplane
1906 On May - 22 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 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on this day in history.
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 On May - 22 the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1909 On May - 22 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1910 On May - 22 johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
1910 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on May - 22.
1911 On May - 22 braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1911 On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
1912 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on this day in history.
1913 On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 On May - 22 vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)
1915 On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)
1916 On May - 22 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 David Land, impressario on this day in history.
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 On this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
1923 On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.