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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  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 May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

1927  Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's) on May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history asher Ben-Yohanan, composer  

1930  On May - 22 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  Canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida on May - 22.  

1931  On this day in history kenny Ball, rocker  

1932  Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

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

1934  On this day in history peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)  

1935  On this day in history ron Piché, Quebec baseball player  

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  Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field on this day in history.  

1938  Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On) on May - 22.  

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

1939  On this day in history 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  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1671  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

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

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on this day in history.  

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  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.  

0987  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1538  On May - 22 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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