Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Friday, 30 September 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 this day in history.
1902 On this day in history 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6
1903 Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.
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 On this day in history wright Brothers patent an aeroplane
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 On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset
1907 On May - 22 the birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen
1907 On this day in history 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 The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on this day in history.
1909 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched on May - 22.
1910 On May - 22 johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
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 this day in history.
1911 On this day in history anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
1912 On May - 22 hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on this day in history.
1914 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on May - 22.
1915 On May - 22 local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)
1916 On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
1916 Gordon Binkerd, composer on May - 22.
1917 On May - 22 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist
1918 David Land, impressario on May - 22.
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on this day in history.
1920 On May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1922 On this day in history judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
1923 Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on this day in history.
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.