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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Monday, 27 June 2016

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

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 May - 22.  

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

1962  On this day in history netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated  

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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 this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

1964  On May - 22 lBJ presents "Great Society"  

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

1965  Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1 on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion  

1965  On May - 22 ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts  

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

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

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

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

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

1967  Fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium) on this day in history.  

1967  Mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV on May - 22.  

1967  On May - 22 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  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  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 this day in history.  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on May - 22.  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on May - 22.  

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)  

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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  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  

1455  On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

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

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.  

1538  On May - 22 death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.  

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