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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Thursday, 02 October 2014

1959  Benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF on this day in history.  

1960  Chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World on this day in history.  

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  Virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01:04 AM on this day in history.  

1961  "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1 on this day in history.  

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

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

1961  Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53 on May - 22.  

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

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  On this day in history roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game  

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  Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history lBJ presents "Great Society"  

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  On May - 22 mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion  

1965  Ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts on May - 22.  

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

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

1966  On May - 22 shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open  

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

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

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

1967  Egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel on May - 22.  

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

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

1970  On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

1970  Joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76 on May - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on May - 22.  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on May - 22.  

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

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

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

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

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 May - 22.  

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  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 May - 22 death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57