Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
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 May - 22.
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 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 On May - 22 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
1906 Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie) on this day in history.
1907 Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset on this day in history.
1907 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on this day in history.
1907 On May - 22 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 On May - 22 the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1909 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
1910 Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right) on May - 22.
1910 On this day in history jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
1911 On this day in history braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1911 Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory) on May - 22.
1912 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on May - 22.
1913 On this day in history andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
1914 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on May - 22.
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 May - 22.
1916 On May - 22 gordon Binkerd, composer
1917 On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist
1918 David Land, impressario on May - 22.
1919 On this day in history paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.
1921 On this day in history marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on this day in history.
1923 On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.