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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Friday, 21 November 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  On May - 22 launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic.  

1904  Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on this day in history.  

1905  On May - 22 royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School  

1906  On this day in history 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece  

1906  Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on May - 22.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1914  Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on May - 22.  

1915  On this day in history local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)  

1916  French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.  

1916  On May - 22 gordon Binkerd, composer  

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  On this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

1921  On May - 22 marie E Wilton, writer, dies  

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.  

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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  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  On May - 22 birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on May - 22.  

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

1770  On May - 22 birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

0987  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  On May - 22 death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

1501  On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.