Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Saturday, 25 October 2014
1900 Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player on May - 22.
1902 On this day in history earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners.
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 On May - 22 royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on May - 22.
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on May - 22.
1906 On May - 22 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 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on this day in history.
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 On May - 22 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 On this day in history braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1911 On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
1912 Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party) on May - 22.
1913 On this day in history andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)
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 French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history gordon Binkerd, composer
1917 Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on this day in history.
1918 David Land, impressario on this day in history.
1919 Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.
1920 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.
1921 On this day in history marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1922 On this day in history judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
1923 On May - 22 stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on this day in history.