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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  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.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

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

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  


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  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

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

1455  On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

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 May - 22.  


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