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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 19 April 2014

1959  Benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF on this day in history.  

1960  Chile a 9.5 quake was one of the 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1  

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

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

1961  On this day in history 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  On this day in history netherlands telephone net becomes completely automated  

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

1962  On this day in history roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game  

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

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

1963  Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on this day in history.  

1964  LBJ presents "Great Society" on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1965  Ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts on this day in history.  

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  Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies on this day in history.  

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

1967  "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS) on this day in history.  

1967  Egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history j Langston Hughes, US author (Tambourines to Glory), dies at 65  

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

1970  Arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus on this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

1970  Joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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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  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  On this day in history birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

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

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57