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Historical Events For May - 22

Sunday, 23 July 2017

1924  On May - 22 in Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks  

1924  Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum) on May - 22.  

1925  Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects) on this day in history.  

1925  On May - 22 john [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72  

1926  On May - 22 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1  

1926  Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China on May - 22.  

1926  Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.  

1927  On May - 22 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed  

1927  Near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes on this day in history.  

1927  Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's) on this day in history.  

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1928  US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act on May - 22.  

1928  On May - 22 roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer  

1928  On May - 22 william HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54  

1929  Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on this day in history.  

1930  Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930) on May - 22.  

1930  Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior on May - 22.  

1931  On this day in history canned rattlesnake meat first goes on sale in Florida I'll pass thanks  

1931  On May - 22 canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida  

1931  On this day in history kenny Ball, rocker  

1932  Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on May - 22.  

1933  John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on May - 22.  

1933  On May - 22 loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay  

1933  World Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated on May - 22.  

1933  On this day in history loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay  

1933  John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956) on this day in history.  

1934  Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY) on this day in history.  

1935  Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on May - 22.  

1936  On this day in history aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.  

1938  Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field on May - 22.  

1938  Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On) on May - 22.  

1939  On this day in history hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"  

1939  On this day in history ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45  

1940  Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on May - 22.  

1940  Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium 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  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  

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)  

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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 May - 22.  

0987  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

1540  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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