Historical Events For May - 22
Sunday, 23 July 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 this day in history.
1925 On May - 22 john [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
1926 On May - 22 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1
1926 Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China on May - 22.
1926 Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.
1927 On May - 22 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed
1927 Near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes on this day in history.
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 On May - 22 roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer
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 Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930) on May - 22.
1930 Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior on May - 22.
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 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 On May - 22 loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1933 World Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1934 Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY) on this day in history.
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 May - 22.
1938 Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On) on May - 22.
1939 On this day in history hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"
1939 On this day in history ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45
1940 Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on May - 22.
1940 Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on this day in history.