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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Friday, 30 September 2016

1900  Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on this day in history.  

1902  Earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6  

1903  Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.  

1904  Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.  

1905  On this day in history royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School  

1906  On May - 22 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece  

1906  On this day in history wright Brothers patent an aeroplane  

1906  On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece  

1906  On this day in history harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)  

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1907  On this day in history 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 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  On May - 22 johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)  

1910  Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on May - 22.  

1911  Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

1917  On May - 22 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

1918  David Land, impressario on May - 22.  

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

1920  On May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

1921  On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies  

1922  On this day in history judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)  

1923  Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on this day in history.  

1924  The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on May - 22.  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  

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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 May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.  

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

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

1501  On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.  

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