Historical Events For May - 22
Sunday, 19 November 2017
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 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects) on May - 22.
1925 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on May - 22.
1926 On this day in history "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 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 this day in history.
1928 US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act on May - 22.
1928 Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history william HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54
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 this day in history.
1931 On this day in history 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 On May - 22 kenny Ball, rocker
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on May - 22.
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 this day in history world Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated
1933 On this day in history loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1933 John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956) on May - 22.
1934 On this day in history peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)
1935 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1939 Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on May - 22.
1939 On May - 22 ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45
1940 On May - 22 decision to form 8th Division of AIF
1940 On May - 22 nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium.