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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

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1924  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

1925  John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on May - 22.  

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

1926  On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China  

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

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

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

1927  On May - 22 eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)  

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

1928  Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on May - 22.  

1928  William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

1930  Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930) on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior  

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

1931  Canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida on May - 22.  

1931  Kenny Ball, rocker on this day in history.  

1932  On May - 22 lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80  

1933  John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on this day in history.  

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  Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on May - 22.  

1936  Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland on May - 22.  

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  Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on May - 22.  

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 May - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On May - 22 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  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

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

1770  On May - 22 birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  On this day in history birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  On this day in history 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 May - 22.  

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

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

1538  On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.