Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Thursday, 25 August 2016
1924 In Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1926 On this day in history "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1
1926 On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China
1926 On May - 22 dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop
1927 On this day in history 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 May - 22.
1927 Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's) on this day in history.
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 May - 22.
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 Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior on May - 22.
1931 Canned rattlesnake meat first goes on sale in Florida I'll pass thanks on May - 22.
1931 Canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida on this day in history.
1931 On May - 22 kenny Ball, rocker
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history john Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster
1933 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956)
1934 On May - 22 peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)
1935 On May - 22 ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
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 On this day in history frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)
1939 On this day in history hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"
1939 Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1940 On May - 22 decision to form 8th Division of AIF
1940 Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on May - 22.