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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Wednesday, 02 September 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 May - 22.  

1925  On May - 22 jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)  

1925  John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1927  8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed on May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)  

1928  On May - 22 uS Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act  

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

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 this day in history.  

1930  Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior on May - 22.  

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  Kenny Ball, rocker on May - 22.  

1932  Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1933  John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on May - 22.  

1933  On this day in history loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay  

1933  On May - 22 world Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated  

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 May - 22.  

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 May - 22.  

1938  On this day in history frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)  

1939  On May - 22 hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"  

1939  Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1940  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

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

1722  On this day in history 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 May - 22.  

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

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 this day in history 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 May - 22.  

1455  On May - 22 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  On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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