Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Sunday, 24 May 2015
1924 On May - 22 in Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks
1924 Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum) on this day in history.
1925 On May - 22 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 this day in history "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1
1926 Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China on May - 22.
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 Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's) on May - 22.
1928 On this day in history uS Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act
1928 Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on May - 22.
1928 William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54 on May - 22.
1929 On May - 22 asher Ben-Yohanan, composer
1930 On May - 22 ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)
1930 On this day in history 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 May - 22 canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida
1931 On May - 22 kenny Ball, rocker
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on May - 22.
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 May - 22.
1933 World Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated on this day in history.
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 On May - 22 peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)
1935 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player on May - 22.
1936 On May - 22 aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.
1938 On this day in history dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field
1938 Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On) on May - 22.
1939 On May - 22 hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"
1939 Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1940 Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on May - 22.
1940 On this day in history nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium.