Historical Events For May - 22
Friday, 22 September 2017
1990 On May - 22 north & South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen
1990 The final episode of Newhart airs on CBS TV on May - 22.
1990 On this day in history max Wall, actor (Jabberwocky), dies
1991 On this day in history 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 this day in history roh Jai Bong resigns as premier of South Korea
1991 On this day in history lino Brocka, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar), dies in car crash at 51
1992 On this day in history california Angels are involved in a bus crash in New Jersey
1992 On this day in history india launches its Agni rocket
1992 Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of the Tonight Show on this day in history.
1993 Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 22.
1993 Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist (Carnegie Hall), dies at 100 on May - 22.
1994 Frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1995 Laverne & Shirley 20th anniversary reunionn special, televised on May - 22.
1995 On May - 22 robert Flemyng, actor (Kafka, Rebecca, Funny Face), dies at 83
1996 On May - 22 duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
1998 On this day in history in Central Bolivia a 6.6 earthquake at least 105 people killed and 150 injured in the Aiquile-Totora area.
2003 On May - 22 ousmane Zongo, Burkinabé shooting victim
2010 On this day in history air India Express Flight 812 overshoots the runway at Mangalore International Airport in India, killing 158 and leaving 8 survivors.
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 14 people die and 30 are injured in train collision in India on May - 22.
2012 On this day in history tokyo Skytree, the tallest self-supporting tower in the world at 634 metres high, is opened to public.
2014 On this day in history 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)