Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Thursday, 26 November 2015
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 this day in history.
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 On May - 22 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
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 May - 22 the birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen
1907 Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset on May - 22.
1907 On this day in history laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)
1909 The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
1909 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
1910 On this day in history johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
1910 On May - 22 jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
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 May - 22 hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1916 On this day in history gordon Binkerd, composer
1917 On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist
1918 On May - 22 david Land, impressario
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 On this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on May - 22.
1923 On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier
1924 On May - 22 the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer