Historical Events For May - 22
Thursday, 08 December 2016
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 this day in history 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 On May - 22 dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop
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 On May - 22 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 On May - 22 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 On May - 22 canned rattlesnake meat first goes on sale in Florida I'll pass thanks
1931 On this day in history canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida
1931 On May - 22 kenny Ball, rocker
1932 On May - 22 lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80
1933 John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on this day in history.
1933 Loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay on this day in history.
1933 On May - 22 world Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated
1933 On May - 22 loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1933 John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956) on May - 22.
1934 On this day in history peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)
1935 On this day in history ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
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 Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on May - 22.
1939 On this day in history ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45
1940 On May - 22 decision to form 8th Division of AIF
1940 Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on May - 22.