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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Friday, 30 January 2015

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  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  "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1 on May - 22.  

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

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

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

1963  Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on May - 22.  

1964  On this day in history lBJ presents "Great Society"  

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

1965  On May - 22 beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1  

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

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

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

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  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  On May - 22 egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel  

1967  On this day in history fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium)  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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  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  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.  

0987  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

1457  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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