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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

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  On May - 22 jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)  

1925  On this day in history 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  Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.  

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

1927  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

1928  On May - 22 roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer  

1928  On this day in history william HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54  

1929  Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on May - 22.  

1930  Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930) on May - 22.  

1930  On this day in history dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior  

1931  On May - 22 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  Kenny Ball, rocker on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY) on May - 22.  

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

1936  On May - 22 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 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 this day in history.  

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.  

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

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

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 May - 22.  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on May - 22.  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

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 this day in history.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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