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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Monday, 20 October 2014

1924  In Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks on May - 22.  

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  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  On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China  

1926  On this day in history dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop  

1927  8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history uS Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act  

1928  Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on this day in history.  

1928  William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on May - 22.  

1929  Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1931  On this day in history kenny Ball, rocker  

1932  On this day in history lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80  

1933  On May - 22 john Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster  

1933  On May - 22 loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay  

1933  World Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated on this day in history.  

1933  Loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay on this day in history.  

1933  John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956) on this day in history.  

1934  On May - 22 peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)  

1935  Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)  

1939  Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on May - 22.  

1939  On this day in history ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45  

1940  On this day in history decision to form 8th Division of AIF  

1940  Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on May - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On May - 22 birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.  

1540  On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57