Historical Events For May - 22
Monday, 25 September 2017
1924 On this day in history in Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks
1924 Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum) on May - 22.
1925 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects) on this day in history.
1925 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1926 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1 on this day in history.
1926 On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China
1926 Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history 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 May - 22.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)
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 May - 22.
1931 Canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida on May - 22.
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 On this day in history peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)
1935 On May - 22 ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
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 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 this day in history.
1939 On May - 22 ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45
1940 On this day in history decision to form 8th Division of AIF
1940 On this day in history nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium.