Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Friday, 28 August 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 this day in history 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6
1903 Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.
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 this day in history 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 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on May - 22.
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 The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
1909 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
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 this day in history braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1911 Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory) on this day in history.
1912 On May - 22 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 May - 22.
1915 On this day in history local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)
1916 On May - 22 french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
1916 On this day in history 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 this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.
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