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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Friday, 31 October 2014

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  36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6 on this day in history.  

1903  Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.  

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

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  Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece  

1906  On May - 22 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 this day in history 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 May - 22.  

1907  On May - 22 laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)  

1909  On this day in history 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 May - 22 jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46  

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 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  Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on May - 22.  

1916  On this day in history french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun  

1916  Gordon Binkerd, composer on this day in history.  

1917  Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist on May - 22.  

1918  On May - 22 david Land, impressario  

1919  On May - 22 paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)  

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

1921  Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

1923  On this day in history stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier  

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 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  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  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

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

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

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  On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1457  On this day in history death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

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 May - 22.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.