Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Sunday, 25 January 2015
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 May - 22.
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 On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China
1926 Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.
1927 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed on May - 22.
1927 On this day in history near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes.
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 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 Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on May - 22.
1930 Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930) on May - 22.
1930 Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior on this day in history.
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 Kenny Ball, rocker on May - 22.
1932 On May - 22 lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80
1933 On this day in history 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 On May - 22 world Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated
1933 Loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay on May - 22.
1933 On May - 22 john Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956)
1934 Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY) on May - 22.
1935 On May - 22 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 May - 22.
1938 Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1940 Decision to form 8th Division of AIF on this day in history.
1940 On May - 22 nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium.