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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Wednesday, 10 February 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 May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1904  On May - 22 anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)  

1905  Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School on May - 22.  

1906  10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history wright Brothers patent an aeroplane  

1906  On May - 22 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece  

1906  Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on this day in history.  

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

1907  The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on this day in history.  

1907  On May - 22 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  On May - 22 the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched  

1909  1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.  

1910  Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right) on May - 22.  

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 May - 22.  

1912  Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on May - 22.  

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

1914  Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on May - 22.  

1915  Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on this day in history.  

1916  French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on May - 22.  

1916  On May - 22 gordon Binkerd, composer  

1917  On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

1918  David Land, impressario on May - 22.  

1919  On this day in history paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)  

1920  Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.  

1921  On this day in history marie E Wilton, writer, dies  

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

1923  On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier  

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 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 May - 22.  

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 May - 22.  

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

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on May - 22.  

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

1772  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

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  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.  

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  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

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

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