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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Monday, 08 February 2016

1990  North & South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen on May - 22.  

1990  On this day in history the final episode of Newhart airs on CBS TV  

1990  On May - 22 max Wall, actor (Jabberwocky), dies  

1991  On May - 22 inter Milan wins 20th UEFA Cup at Rome  

1991  On this day in history nFL Owners agree to add 2 teams in 1994  

1991  On May - 22 roh Jai Bong resigns as premier of South Korea  

1991  Lino Brocka, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar), dies in car crash at 51 on this day in history.  

1992  California Angels are involved in a bus crash in New Jersey on May - 22.  

1992  On this day in history india launches its Agni rocket  

1992  On May - 22 johnny Carson's final appearance as host of the Tonight Show  

1993  Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

1993  Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist (Carnegie Hall), dies at 100 on May - 22.  

1994  Frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist, dies at 68 on May - 22.  

1995  Laverne & Shirley 20th anniversary reunionn special, televised on this day in history.  

1995  Robert Flemyng, actor (Kafka, Rebecca, Funny Face), dies at 83 on May - 22.  

1996  Duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66 on May - 22.  

1998  On May - 22 in Central Bolivia a 6.6 earthquake at least 105 people killed and 150 injured in the Aiquile-Totora area.  

2003  On this day in history ousmane Zongo, Burkinabé shooting victim  

2010  Air India Express Flight 812 overshoots the runway at Mangalore International Airport in India, killing 158 and leaving 8 survivors on May - 22.  

2011  On this day in history an EF5 Tornado strikes the US city of Joplin, Missouri killing at least 158 people, the single deadliest US tornado since modern record keeping began in 1950.  

2012  On May - 22 14 people die and 30 are injured in train collision in India  

2012  On May - 22 tokyo Skytree, the tallest self-supporting tower in the world at 634 metres high, is opened to public.  

2014  The military stage a coup in Thailand, suspending the kingdom's constitution and taking control of the government (Thailand's army has staged eleven coups since 1932) on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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  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 May - 22 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  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

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 this day in history.  

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