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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Monday, 22 September 2014

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 May - 22.  

1925  On this day in history jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)  

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 this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop  

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

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.  

1928  US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act on this day in history.  

1928  On May - 22 roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer  

1928  On this day in history william HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1931  On this day in history canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida  

1931  On this day in history kenny Ball, rocker  

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

1933  On May - 22 john Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster  

1933  On May - 22 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  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  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  On May - 22 frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)  

1939  Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on May - 22.  

1939  On May - 22 ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45  

1940  Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on this day in history.  

1940  On May - 22 nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium.  

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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 this day in history.  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on May - 22.  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on May - 22.  

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 May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

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  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  On May - 22 death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

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

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 May - 22.  

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

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