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