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Historical Events For May - 22

Friday, 20 January 2017

1959  Benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  On this day in history chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

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

1961  On this day in history "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  On this day in history "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  The first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  On this day in history joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  On this day in history 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1962  Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  On this day in history roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  On May - 22 a C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  On this day in history lBJ presents "Great Society"  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious" hits #66 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  On May - 22 mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  Ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  On May - 22 bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  On this day in history 18th Emmy Awards Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  On this day in history tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  On this day in history "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS)  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  Egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  Fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  Mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  J Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  On this day in history stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  On this day in history arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  On this day in history joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

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1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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  Click To Search About This In Google

0987  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  Click To Search About This In Google

1068  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  Click To Search About This In Google

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  Click To Search About This In Google

1540  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  Click To Search About This In Google

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