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Historical Events For May - 22

Thursday, 19 January 2017

1924  In Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1924  On this day in history charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum)  Click To Search About This In Google

1925  On this day in history jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)  Click To Search About This In Google

1925  John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1926  On May - 22 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1  Click To Search About This In Google

1926  Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1926  Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1927  On this day in history 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed  Click To Search About This In Google

1927  On May - 22 near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes.  Click To Search About This In Google

1927  On May - 22 eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)  Click To Search About This In Google

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1928  US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1928  Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1928  William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1929  On this day in history asher Ben-Yohanan, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1930  On this day in history ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)  Click To Search About This In Google

1930  On this day in history dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior  Click To Search About This In Google

1931  Canned rattlesnake meat first goes on sale in Florida I'll pass thanks on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1931  On May - 22 canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida  Click To Search About This In Google

1931  Kenny Ball, rocker on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1932  Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  On May - 22 john Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  Loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  World Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  On May - 22 loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  On this day in history john Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956)  Click To Search About This In Google

1934  On this day in history peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)  Click To Search About This In Google

1935  Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1938  Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1938  Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1939  Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1940  On May - 22 decision to form 8th Division of AIF  Click To Search About This In Google

1940  Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on May - 22.  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 May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  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  On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.  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  On this day in history death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.  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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