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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

1924  On this day in history in Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks  

1924  On this day in history charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum)  

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 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  Near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes on May - 22.  

1927  Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's) on this day in history.  

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1928  On May - 22 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  Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1931  On this day in history 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  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  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  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 May - 22.  

1938  On May - 22 dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field  

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

1939  Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" on May - 22.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

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)  

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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 this day in history.  

1455  On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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