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 This day in History - May 22
334 Historic Events for May 22
1859

Ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49

Death
1859

Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice

Birth
1862

August Cuppens, Flemish author/pastor

Birth
1863

General Grant begins siege on Vicksburg

Event
1863

War Dept establishes Bureau of Colored Troops

Event
1864

Battle of N Anna River, VA (Totopotamy River, Haw's Shop, Hanovertown)

Event
1865

Enrique Morera, composer

Birth
1868

Great Train Robbery-7 men (Reno Brother) make off with $98,000 in cash

Event
1868

Julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies

Death
1872

Amnesty Act restores civil rights to Southerners (except for 500)

Event
1874

Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer

Birth
1874

Daniel F Malan, premier of South-Africa (1948-54)

Birth
1877

3rd Kentucky Derby: Billy Walker aboard Baden-Baden wins in 2:38

Event
1878

Franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52

Death
1879

Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (Big Ship Great Aussie skipper 1920-21)

Birth
1879

Jean Emile Paul Cras, composer

Birth
1879

Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of N˜verheid/mayor

Birth
1879

Eastwood Lane, composer

Birth
1880

Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80

Death
1883

Cub's Billy Sunday's 1st at bat, begins 14 consecutive strikes out

Event
1884

1-armed pitcher Hugh Daily fanned 13 hitters

Event
1884

Alceo Toni, composer

Birth
1885

Julio Fonseca, composer

Birth
1885

Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Mis‚rables), dies at 83

Death
1885

13th Preakness: Jim McLaughlin aboard Tecumseh wins in 2:49

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