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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

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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 this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)  

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 this day in history.  

1926  On May - 22 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China  

1926  On May - 22 dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop  

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 this day in history.  


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 this day in history.  

1929  Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida  

1931  On May - 22 kenny Ball, rocker  

1932  On May - 22 lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80  

1933  John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay  

1933  World Trade Day/National Maritime Day first celebrated on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)  

1939  On this day in history hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"  

1939  Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on May - 22.  

1940  On this day in history decision to form 8th Division of AIF  

1940  Nazis at Channel trap the Allies at Belgium on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On May - 22 birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On May - 22 birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1724  On this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on this day in history.  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.  

0987  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

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 May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  


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