Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Saturday, 24 September 2016
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 On May - 22 jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)
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 this day in history.
1926 On this day in history dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop
1927 On May - 22 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed
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 US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act on May - 22.
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 On May - 22 asher Ben-Yohanan, composer
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 this day in history.
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1933 On May - 22 john Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster
1933 Loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay on this day in history.
1933 On May - 22 world Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated
1933 On May - 22 loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1933 John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956) on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)
1935 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.
1938 On this day in history dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field
1938 On May - 22 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 On this day in history ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45
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.