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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Wednesday, 01 July 2015

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

1902  On May - 22 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  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  On May - 22 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row  

1911  On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)  

1912  On May - 22 hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)  

1913  Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on May - 22.  

1914  Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on May - 22.  

1915  On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)  

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

1916  Gordon Binkerd, composer on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

1918  On this day in history david Land, impressario  

1919  On this day in history paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)  

1920  On May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

1921  On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies  

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

1923  Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on this day in history.  

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  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 May - 22.  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On May - 22 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.  

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 May - 22.  

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 May - 22 death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

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