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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Friday, 30 September 2016

1959  On May - 22 benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF  

1960  On this day in history 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 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  "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42 on May - 22.  

1961  On May - 22 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 this day in history 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  

1962  On May - 22 netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated  

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1962  Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters on May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 a C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London  

1963  Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on May - 22.  

1964  LBJ presents "Great Society" on May - 22.  

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

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  On this day in history ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts  

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

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

1966  Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on May - 22.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1770  On May - 22 birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  On this day in history 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 May - 22.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 May - 22.  

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

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