Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Tuesday, 23 December 2014
1900 On May - 22 edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player
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 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 May - 22.
1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
1906 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1907 On May - 22 laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)
1909 The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
1909 On this day in history 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1910 Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right) on May - 22.
1910 On May - 22 jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
1911 Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row on May - 22.
1911 On this day in history anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
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 Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on May - 22.
1916 On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
1916 Gordon Binkerd, composer on May - 22.
1917 Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on May - 22.
1918 On May - 22 david Land, impressario
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on this day in history.
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on May - 22.
1923 Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on May - 22.
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.