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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 28 May 2016

1900  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)  

1907  On May - 22 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  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  The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on this day in history.  

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  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  Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)  

1916  French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.  

1916  Gordon Binkerd, composer on May - 22.  

1917  Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history david Land, impressario  

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 May - 22.  

1922  On May - 22 judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)  

1923  On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier  

1924  The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on May - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1671  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  On May - 22 birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1724  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.  

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  On May - 22 death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.  

1538  On May - 22 death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.  

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