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 This day in History - May 22
334 Historic Events for May 22
1888

Leroy Buffington patents a system to build skyscrapers

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1891

1st motion picture shown to Natl Federation of Women's Clubs

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1891

J R Becher, writer

Birth
1891

Robert Gordon Sproul, educator/college pres (Univ of Calif)

Birth
1892

Dr Washington Sheffield invents toothpaste tube

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1892

Louis van Tulder, Dutch tenor (From Office Stool to High C)

Birth
1893

Montreal Athletic Assn beat Ottawa Generals 2-1, in 1st Cup Game

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1895

Jiddu Krishnamurti, India, philosopher (Songs of Life) [OS=May 12]

Birth
1897

Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (Waters of Babylon)

Birth
1898

Edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48

Death
1898

Ren‚ de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven)

Birth
1900

Associated Press organizes in NYC as non-profit news cooperative

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1900

Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player

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1902

Al Simmons, Milwaukee, outfielder (A's)/lifetime batting avg of .334

Birth
1902

36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6

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1904

Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)

Birth
1905

Royal Academy in Delft Holland becomes Technical High School

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1906

31st Preakness: Walter Miller aboard Whimsical wins in 1:45

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1906

10th anniversary Olympic games close at Athens, Greece

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1906

Wright Brothers patents an aeroplane

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1906

Harry Ritz, US comic (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie)

Birth
1907

Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)

Birth
1907

Herg‚, [Georges R‚mi], Belgian cartoonist (Kuifje)

Birth
1907

Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Mddx v Somerset

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1909

1st SF fireboat, David Scannell, launched

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