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