Historical Events For May - 22
Sunday, 18 February 2018
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 Inter Milan wins 20th UEFA Cup at Rome on this day in history.
1991 NFL Owners agree to add 2 teams in 1994 on this day in history.
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 May - 22 india launches its Agni rocket
1992 Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of the Tonight Show on May - 22.
1993 Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title on May - 22.
1993 On this day in history mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist (Carnegie Hall), dies at 100
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 Robert Flemyng, actor (Kafka, Rebecca, Funny Face), dies at 83 on May - 22.
1996 On this day in history 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 this day in history ousmane Zongo, Burkinabé shooting victim
2010 On May - 22 air India Express Flight 812 overshoots the runway at Mangalore International Airport in India, killing 158 and leaving 8 survivors.
2011 On May - 22 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 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 May - 22.
2017 Japanese researchers from University of Yamanashi report birth of mice from freeze-dried sperm stored on the International Space Station on May - 22.
2017 On May - 22 south Africa's Western Cape province declares a drought disaster - worst for 113 years
2017 On this day in history suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, England, after Ariana Grande concert kills 22 and injures 59
2017 On May - 22 a terrorist bombing attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England kills 22 people and injures over 500.