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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 May - 22.  

1925  On May - 22 jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)  

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

1926  On May - 22 "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 this day in history dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop  

1927  8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed on this day in history.  

1927  Near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes on May - 22.  

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

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

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

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 May - 22.  

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  Loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay on this day in history.  

1933  On May - 22 john Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956)  

1934  Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY) on May - 22.  

1935  On this day in history 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  On May - 22 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  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 this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

1501  On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

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

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.