Historical Events In May - 22
Sunday, 24 September 2023
1900 On this day in history edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player
1902 On May - 22 earth tremor causes explosion at Coal Creek mine, 8 km from Fernie, killing 128 miners.
1902 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6 on this day in history.
1903 Launch of the White Star Liner, SS Ionic on May - 22.
1904 Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje) on May - 22.
1905 On May - 22 royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School
1906 10th anniversary of Olympics, celebration held in Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane on this day in history.
1906 10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece on this day in history.
1906 On May - 22 harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)
1907 Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset on this day in history.
1907 The birth of Laurence Olivier, British actor of stage and screen on May - 22.
1907 On May - 22 albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset
1907 Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer) on this day in history.
1909 The first San Fransisco fireboat, David Scannell, launched on this day in history.
1909 On May - 22 1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched
1910 On this day in history johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)
1910 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46 on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row
1911 On May - 22 anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)
1912 On May - 22 hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)
1913 Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal) on May - 22.
1914 Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders) on May - 22.
1915 Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) on this day in history.
1916 On May - 22 french troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
1916 Gordon Binkerd, composer on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist
1918 David Land, impressario on this day in history.
1919 On May - 22 paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)
1920 On May - 22 hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic
1921 Marie E Wilton, writer, dies on this day in history.
1922 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide) on May - 22.
1923 Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier on May - 22.
1924 The birth of Charles Aznavour, French born singer on May - 22.