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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Sunday, 29 May 2016

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 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 May - 22.  

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

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 May - 22.  

1961  On May - 22 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 May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 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 this day in history a C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London  

1963  Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured on May - 22.  

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

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 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  Bobby Watson, comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), dies at 77 on May - 22.  

1966  On May - 22 18th Emmy Awards Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore  

1966  On this day in history shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open  

1966  On May - 22 tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies  

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

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

1967  Egyptian president Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel on May - 22.  

1967  Fire at L'Innovation department store kills 322 (Brussels, Belgium) on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history mister Rogers' Neighborhood debuts on public TV  

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

1970  On May - 22 france performs nuclear test at Muruora Island  

1970  Joseph W Krutch, US writer (Measure of Man), dies at 76 on May - 22.  

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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  On this day in history birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

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  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 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 May - 22 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 May - 22 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  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.  

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