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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 18 April 2015

1959  On this day in history benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF  

1960  Chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World on May - 22.  

1960  Virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01 04 AM on May - 22.  

1960  On May - 22 virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01:04 AM  

1961  "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1 on May - 22.  

1961  On this day in history "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42  

1961  On this day in history the first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens  

1961  Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53 on this day in history.  

1962  14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on May - 22.  

1962  Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on May - 22.  

1962  Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters on this day in history.  

1962  Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game on May - 22.  

1962  14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on May - 22.  

1963  A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London on May - 22.  

1963  On this day in history greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured  

1964  LBJ presents "Great Society" on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious" hits #66  

1965  On May - 22 beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1  

1965  Mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion on May - 22.  

1965  Ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts on this day in history.  

1965  On May - 22 bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77  

1966  On May - 22 18th Emmy Awards Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  

1966  Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on May - 22.  

1966  On this day in history tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies  

1966  On May - 22 18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  

1967  On May - 22 "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS)  

1967  On May - 22 egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel  

1967  Fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium) on May - 22.  

1967  On this day in history mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV  

1967  J Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1969  Stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface on this day in history.  

1970  On May - 22 arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus  

1970  France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.  

1970  Joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76 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  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  

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  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

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 May - 22.  

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

1457  On this day in history 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  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.