Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Thursday, 11 February 2016
1924 In Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks on May - 22.
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 May - 22 john [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
1926 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1 on May - 22.
1926 On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China
1926 Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.
1927 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed on May - 22.
1927 On May - 22 near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes.
1927 Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's) on May - 22.
1928 On this day in history uS Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act
1928 On this day in history roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer
1928 William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1929 On May - 22 asher Ben-Yohanan, composer
1930 Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930) on this day in history.
1930 On May - 22 dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior
1931 Canned rattlesnake meat first goes on sale in Florida I'll pass thanks on May - 22.
1931 On May - 22 canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida
1931 On this day in history kenny Ball, rocker
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on May - 22.
1933 John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on May - 22.
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 On May - 22 loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay
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 this day in history.
1936 Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland on this day in history.
1938 Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1939 Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1940 Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on May - 22.
1940 On this day in history nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium.