Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
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 this day in history 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 May - 22.
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on this day in history.
1907 On May - 22 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 this day in history.
1907 On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset
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 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
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 May - 22.
1912 On May - 22 hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 On this day in history vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)
1915 On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)
1916 French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on May - 22.
1916 Gordon Binkerd, composer on this day in history.
1917 Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on this day in history.
1918 On May - 22 david Land, impressario
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on this day in history.
1921 On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on this day in history.
1923 On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on May - 22.