Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
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 On May - 22 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6
1903 Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on May - 22.
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on May - 22.
1906 On May - 22 harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)
1907 Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history 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 On May - 22 laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)
1909 The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on this day in history.
1909 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
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 Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row on this day in history.
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 On this day in history andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 On May - 22 vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)
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 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 this day in history.
1920 On May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.
1922 On May - 22 judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
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.