Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Friday, 29 April 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 this day in history.
1925 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects) on this day in history.
1925 On May - 22 john [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72
1926 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1 on May - 22.
1926 On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China
1926 Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on May - 22.
1927 On May - 22 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 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 Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on this day in history.
1930 Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930) on May - 22.
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 Kenny Ball, rocker on this day in history.
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history 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 this day in history loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1933 John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 On May - 22 decision to form 8th Division of AIF
1940 Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on May - 22.