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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 19 April 2014

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  36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6 on this day in history.  

1903  Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history the birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen  

1907  Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)  

1909  On this day in history the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched  

1909  On this day in history 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched  

1910  On this day in history johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)  

1910  On this day in history jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46  

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 this day in history hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)  

1913  On this day in history andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)  

1914  Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history 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  On this day in history gordon Binkerd, composer  

1917  Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on this day in history.  

1918  David Land, impressario on this day in history.  

1919  Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on this day in history.  

1920  Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on this day in history.  

1921  Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1922  Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier  

1924  On this day in history the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  On this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  On this day in history birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on this day in history.  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.  

0987  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

1457  On this day in history death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

1540  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57