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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

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 this day in history jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)  

1925  John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1926  On May - 22 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1  

1926  On this day in history chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China  

1926  Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on this day in history.  

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

1927  On this day in history near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes.  

1927  On this day in history eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)  

1928  US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act on this day in history.  

1928  On May - 22 roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer  

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

1929  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1931  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 May - 22 loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay  

1933  On May - 22 john Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956)  

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

1935  On May - 22 ron Piché, Quebec baseball player  

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

1940  Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On May - 22 birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On this day in history birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1770  On May - 22 birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  

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  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  On May - 22 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  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 this day in history.  

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.