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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.  

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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 May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  

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  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

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 May - 22.  

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 this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

1501  On May - 22 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 this day in history.  

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