Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Friday, 28 October 2016
1900 On May - 22 edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player
1902 Earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece
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 On May - 22 albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset
1907 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on May - 22.
1907 Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset on May - 22.
1907 Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer) on this day in history.
1909 On May - 22 the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1909 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on this day in history.
1910 On May - 22 johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
1910 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on this day in history.
1911 Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row on May - 22.
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 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 Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on May - 22.
1916 On May - 22 french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
1916 On May - 22 gordon Binkerd, composer
1917 Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on May - 22.
1918 On this day in history david Land, impressario
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on this day in history.
1921 On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on May - 22.
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 May - 22.