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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Friday, 31 October 2014

1959  On May - 22 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  On May - 22 virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01 04 AM  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53  

1962  On this day in history 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  

1962  Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters  

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 this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured  

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

1965  On May - 22 "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious" hits #66  

1965  On this day in history beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1  

1965  Mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion on this day in history.  

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

1965  On this day in history bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77  

1966  On this day in history 18th Emmy Awards Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  

1966  Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on this day in history.  

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

1966  On this day in history 18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  

1967  "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS) on this day in history.  

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

1967  On May - 22 fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium)  

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

1967  On May - 22 j Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65  

1969  On May - 22 stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface  

1970  Arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus on this day in history.  

1970  On May - 22 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

1970  On May - 22 joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76  

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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 May - 22.  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on May - 22.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  On this day in history birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

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  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.  

0987  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

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 May - 22.