Historical Events For May - 22
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
1990 On this day in history north & South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen
1990 The final episode of Newhart airs on CBS TV on this day in history.
1990 On May - 22 max Wall, actor (Jabberwocky), dies
1991 On this day in history inter Milan wins 20th UEFA Cup at Rome
1991 On May - 22 nFL Owners agree to add 2 teams in 1994
1991 On May - 22 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 California Angels are involved in a bus crash in New Jersey on May - 22.
1992 India launches its Agni rocket on May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1993 On this day in history mieczyslaw Horszowski, Polish/US pianist (Carnegie Hall), dies at 100
1994 On this day in history frederick Hemming McClintock, criminologist, dies at 68
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 this day in history.
1996 On May - 22 duncan Montgomery Stewart, academic, dies at 66
1998 In Central Bolivia a 6.6 earthquake at least 105 people killed and 150 injured in the Aiquile-Totora area on this day in history.
2003 Ousmane Zongo, Burkinabé shooting victim on May - 22.
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 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 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)