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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 07 May 2016

1900  Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners.  

1902  On this day in history 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 this day in history anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)  

1905  Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School on this day in history.  

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

1906  On May - 22 harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)  

1907  On May - 22 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 May - 22 albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset  

1907  On May - 22 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  On May - 22 braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row  

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  Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on May - 22.  

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

1915  Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on this day in history.  

1916  French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on May - 22.  

1916  Gordon Binkerd, composer on this day in history.  

1917  On May - 22 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  

1918  On May - 22 david Land, impressario  

1919  Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic  

1921  Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on May - 22.  

1922  On May - 22 judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)  

1923  Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  On this day in history birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

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 this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1772  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

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

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

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

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

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