Historical Events For May - 22
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
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 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 On this day in history royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
1906 On May - 22 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.
1906 On May - 22 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 May - 22.
1907 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on May - 22.
1907 On May - 22 albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset
1907 Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer) on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
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 this day in history.
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 May - 22.
1916 On this day in history 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 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.
1922 On May - 22 judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
1923 On this day in history stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier
1924 On this day in history the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer