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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Sunday, 23 November 2014

1959  On this day in history 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  On May - 22 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 this day in history "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 this day in history.  

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

1962  On May - 22 netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated  

1962  On this day in history 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  On May - 22 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  LBJ presents "Great Society" on May - 22.  

1965  On this day in history "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious" hits #66  

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 May - 22.  

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

1965  On this day in history bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77  

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 May - 22 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 this day in history.  

1967  On May - 22 fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium)  

1967  Mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV on May - 22.  

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  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 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 May - 22 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  On this day in history 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 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  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  

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  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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