Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
1924 In Chicago, Nathan Leopold & Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks on May - 22.
1924 Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum) on May - 22.
1925 On May - 22 jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)
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 Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop
1927 8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed on May - 22.
1927 Near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes on this day in history.
1927 On May - 22 eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)
1928 On May - 22 uS Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act
1928 Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer on this day in history.
1928 On May - 22 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1931 On this day in history canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida
1931 Kenny Ball, rocker on May - 22.
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1933 John Mackay makes the first reported sighting of the Loch Ness Monster on May - 22.
1933 On this day in history loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1933 On May - 22 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 May - 22.
1934 Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY) on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
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 May - 22 hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"
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 this day in history.