Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Saturday, 07 May 2016
1900 Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history 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 this day in history anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)
1905 Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School on this day in history.
1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 On May - 22 harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)
1907 On May - 22 albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset
1907 On May - 22 the birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen
1907 On May - 22 albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset
1907 On May - 22 laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)
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 May - 22.
1911 On May - 22 braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1911 Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory) on May - 22.
1912 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on this day in history.
1913 Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on May - 22.
1914 On May - 22 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 French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on May - 22.
1916 Gordon Binkerd, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1920 On this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.
1922 On May - 22 judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
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