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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

1900  Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on May - 22.  

1902  Earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners on May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)  

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  Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on May - 22.  

1906  10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

1907  On May - 22 the birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen  

1907  Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset on May - 22.  

1907  On this day in history laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)  

1909  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

1911  On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)  

1912  Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on May - 22.  

1913  On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)  

1914  On May - 22 vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)  

1915  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

1918  David Land, impressario on this day in history.  

1919  On May - 22 paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)  

1920  On May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

1921  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On May - 22 birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on May - 22.  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on May - 22.  

1722  On this day in history birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

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

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on May - 22.  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

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