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Historical Events For May - 22

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1959  Benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  Chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1960  On May - 22 virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01 04 AM  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  The first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1961  Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  On May - 22 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  Netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1962  Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600 meters on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1962  14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1963  On May - 22 greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured  Click To Search About This In Google

1964  LBJ presents "Great Society" on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  On this day in history "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious" hits #66  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  On this day in history beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  Mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  Ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1965  Bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  18th Emmy Awards Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  On May - 22 shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1966  On May - 22 18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  On this day in history "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS)  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  On this day in history egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  Fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium) on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  Mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1967  On May - 22 j Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65  Click To Search About This In Google

1969  On this day in history stafford & Cernan pilot Apollo 10 LEM 9.4 miles (15km) above lunar surface  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  On May - 22 arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  On May - 22 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  Click To Search About This In Google

1970  On this day in history joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  Click To Search About This In Google

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  Click To Search About This In Google

1772  On this day in history birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

0987  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  Click To Search About This In Google

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  Click To Search About This In Google

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.  Click To Search About This In Google

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