Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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 May - 22.
1902 On this day in history 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6
1903 On this day in history launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.
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 May - 22.
1906 On May - 22 wright Brothers patent an aeroplane
1906 On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
1906 Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on May - 22.
1907 Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset on May - 22.
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 On May - 22 laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)
1909 On this day in history the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1909 On May - 22 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched
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 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 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on this day in history.
1913 On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 On May - 22 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 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 On this day in history david Land, impressario
1919 On this day in history paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on this day in history.
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on this day in history.
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.