Historical Events For May - 22
Saturday, 21 January 2017
1900 On this day in history edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player
1902 On May - 22 earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners.
1902 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6 on this day in history.
1903 On May - 22 launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.
1905 On May - 22 royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
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 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on May - 22.
1906 On this day in history 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 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on May - 22.
1907 On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset
1907 On this day in history laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)
1909 On May - 22 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 this day in history braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1911 On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
1912 On this day in history hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on this day in history.
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 this day in history gordon Binkerd, composer
1917 On May - 22 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist
1918 David Land, impressario on May - 22.
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.
1922 On this day in history judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
1923 Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on May - 22.
1924 On this day in history the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer