Historical Events For May - 22
Monday, 20 November 2017
1900 Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.
1905 Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School on May - 22.
1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on May - 22.
1906 On May - 22 wright Brothers patent an aeroplane
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset
1907 On this day in history 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 Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer) on May - 22.
1909 On May - 22 the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1909 On May - 22 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1910 On May - 22 johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
1910 On May - 22 jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
1911 Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row on May - 22.
1911 On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
1912 On this day in history hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on May - 22.
1914 On this day in history 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 On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
1916 Gordon Binkerd, composer on May - 22.
1917 On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist
1918 On this day in history david Land, impressario
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on this day in history.
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on this day in history.
1923 Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on this day in history.
1924 On May - 22 the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer