Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Saturday, 28 May 2016
1900 On May - 22 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 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6 on May - 22.
1903 Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on this day in history.
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 May - 22.
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history 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 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 May - 22.
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 On May - 22 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1910 On May - 22 johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
1910 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on this day in history.
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 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on May - 22.
1913 On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on this day in history.
1915 On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)
1916 French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.
1916 Gordon Binkerd, composer on May - 22.
1917 Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history david Land, impressario
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.
1922 On May - 22 judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
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.