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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Wednesday, 31 August 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 May - 22 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 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 May - 22.  

1906  On May - 22 harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)  

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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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory) on May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)  

1915  On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)  

1916  On May - 22 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  Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.  

1922  On May - 22 judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)  

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

1924  The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on May - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

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

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

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 May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

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  On this day in history constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  On this day in history 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 May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

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

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