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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1959  On this day in history benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF  

1960  On May - 22 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  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  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  On May - 22 the first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens  

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

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

1962  Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on this day in history.  

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

1962  On May - 22 roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game  

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

1963  On this day in history a C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London  

1963  On May - 22 greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured  

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

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1965  Bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77 on May - 22.  

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

1966  Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on this day in history.  

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

1967  On this day in history egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel  

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

1967  On May - 22 mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV  

1967  J Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1970  On May - 22 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  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on May - 22.  

1671  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  On May - 22 birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

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

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  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on this day in history.  

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