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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

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

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

1960  On this day in history virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01 04 AM  

1960  On this day in history virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01:04 AM  

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

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

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

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

1962  On May - 22 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 May - 22 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 this day in history.  

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

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  Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1 on this day in history.  

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  Bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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  Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies on May - 22.  

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 May - 22.  

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 May - 22 mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV  

1967  On this day in history j Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65  

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

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

1970  France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on May - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

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

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  On May - 22 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 this day in history.  

1068  On May - 22 death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

1501  On May - 22 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  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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