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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Thursday, 23 October 2014

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

1903  On May - 22 launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic.  

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

1905  Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School on this day in history.  

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

1906  On May - 22 wright Brothers patent an aeroplane  

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

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

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 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  Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1911  On May - 22 braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row  

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  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 this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

1918  David Land, impressario on this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

1924  On May - 22 the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer  

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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 May - 22.  

1671  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  

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

1770  On May - 22 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  On this day in history constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

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