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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Monday, 26 January 2015

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

1902  Earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  On May - 22 wright Brothers patent an aeroplane  

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

1906  On May - 22 harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)  

1907  On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset  

1907  On this day in history 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 this day in history laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)  

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

1909  On this day in history 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched  

1910  Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right) on May - 22.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)  

1916  French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on May - 22.  

1916  On this day in history gordon Binkerd, composer  

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 May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

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

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 May - 22 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 May - 22 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 this day in history.  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

1770  On May - 22 birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  

1455  On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.