Historical Events In May - 22
Thursday, 19 April 2018
1959 On May - 22 benjamin O Davis Jr becomes first black general-major in USAF
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 Virtually all coastal towns between 37th & 44th parallels severely damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo HI at 01:04 AM on May - 22.
1961 "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1 on this day in history.
1961 "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42 on May - 22.
1961 On this day in history 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 May - 22.
1962 On May - 22 14th Emmy Awards Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth
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 this day in history.
1962 On this day in history roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inning game
1962 On this day in history 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 On May - 22 greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured
1964 On May - 22 lBJ presents "Great Society"
1965 "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious" hits #66 on May - 22.
1965 Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1 on this day in history.
1965 Mad Dog Vachon beats Igor Vodic in Omaha, to become NWA champion on May - 22.
1965 Ticket to Ride by the Beatles goes to Number One on the pop charts on May - 22.
1965 On this day in history bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77
1966 18th Emmy Awards Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore on this day in history.
1966 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open on May - 22.
1966 Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies on May - 22.
1966 On May - 22 18th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore
1967 "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS) on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel
1967 Fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium) on this day in history.
1967 Mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV on May - 22.
1967 On May - 22 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 On May - 22 arab terrorists kill 9 children & 3 adults on a school bus
1970 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on May - 22.
1970 On this day in history joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76