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Historical Events For May - 22

Saturday, 21 January 2017

1900  On this day in history edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player  Click To Search About This In Google

1902  On May - 22 earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners.  Click To Search About This In Google

1902  36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1903  On May - 22 launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic.  Click To Search About This In Google

1904  Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1905  On May - 22 royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School  Click To Search About This In Google

1906  10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1906  On this day in history wright Brothers patent an aeroplane  Click To Search About This In Google

1906  10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1906  On this day in history harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)  Click To Search About This In Google

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1907  On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset  Click To Search About This In Google

1907  The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1907  On this day in history albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset  Click To Search About This In Google

1907  On this day in history laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)  Click To Search About This In Google

1909  On May - 22 the first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched  Click To Search About This In Google

1909  On May - 22 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched  Click To Search About This In Google

1910  On this day in history johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)  Click To Search About This In Google

1910  Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1911  On this day in history braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row  Click To Search About This In Google

1911  On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)  Click To Search About This In Google

1912  On this day in history hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)  Click To Search About This In Google

1913  On May - 22 andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)  Click To Search About This In Google

1914  Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1915  Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1916  On May - 22 french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  Click To Search About This In Google

1916  On this day in history gordon Binkerd, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1917  On May - 22 jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist  Click To Search About This In Google

1918  David Land, impressario on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1919  Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79) on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1920  Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1921  Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1922  On this day in history judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)  Click To Search About This In Google

1923  Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1924  On this day in history the birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1770  On May - 22 birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  Click To Search About This In Google

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

0987  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  Click To Search About This In Google

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  Click To Search About This In Google

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  Click To Search About This In Google

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

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