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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

1924  On this day in history in Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks  

1924  On this day in history charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum)  

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

1925  John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1926  "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1 on this day in history.  

1926  Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China on this day in history.  

1926  Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.  

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  Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's) on May - 22.  

1928  On May - 22 uS Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act  

1928  Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on May - 22.  

1928  On May - 22 william HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54  

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

1930  On May - 22 ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)  

1930  On May - 22 dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior  

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

1931  Canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida on May - 22.  

1931  On this day in history kenny Ball, rocker  

1932  On this day in history lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80  

1933  John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on this day in history.  

1933  Loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history 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  Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY) on May - 22.  

1935  Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on May - 22.  

1936  On May - 22 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 this day in history frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)  

1939  Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on this day in history.  

1939  Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1940  Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on May - 22.  

1940  Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on May - 22.  

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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 May - 22.  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history 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 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  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

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  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.  

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

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