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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 25 June 2016

1924  On this day in history in Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks  

1924  Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum) on this day in history.  

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

1925  On this day in history 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  On this day in history dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop  

1927  8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)  

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1928  On this day in history uS Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act  

1928  Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on this day in history.  

1928  William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on May - 22.  

1929  Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on May - 22.  

1930  On this day in history ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)  

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

1931  On May - 22 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  Kenny Ball, rocker on May - 22.  

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 this day in history loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay  

1933  On May - 22 world Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated  

1933  Loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history ron Piché, Quebec baseball player  

1936  On May - 22 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 this day in history.  

1938  Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On) on this day in history.  

1939  Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on this day in history.  

1939  Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history decision to form 8th Division of AIF  

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 this day in history.  

1715  On May - 22 birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

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)  

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

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  On May - 22 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 this day in history.  

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

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