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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

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1959  Benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF on May - 22.  

1960  On May - 22 chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World.  

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.  

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 May - 22.  

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

1962  On May - 22 netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated  

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 May - 22.  

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

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

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

1965  Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1 on May - 22.  

1965  Mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion on May - 22.  

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

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  On this day in history 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  18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore on May - 22.  

1967  "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS) on May - 22.  

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 May - 22 mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV  

1967  J Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65 on May - 22.  

1969  Stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface on May - 22.  

1970  Arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus on May - 22.  

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

1970  On this day in history 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  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  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on May - 22.  

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

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

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on May - 22.  

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  On this day in history 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  On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.