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