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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  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 May - 22.  

1961  On May - 22 "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42  

1961  The first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens on this day in history.  

1961  Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53 on this day in history.  

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

1962  Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on May - 22.  

1962  Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters on this day in history.  

1962  Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game on this day in history.  

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

1963  A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London on this day in history.  

1963  On May - 22 greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured  

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

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

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  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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1068  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

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

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 May - 22.  

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

1540  On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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