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 This day in History - May 22
334 Historic Events for May 22
1910

Johnny Olson, TV announcer (Price is Right)

Birth
1910

Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46

Death
1911

Braves pitcher, Cliff Curtis, loses his 23rd game in a row

Event
1911

Anatol Rapoport, Russ/US mathem/biologist (game theory)

Birth
1912

Hendrik Koekoek, Dutch MP (Farmers Party)

Birth
1913

Carlyle Blackwell Jr, CA, actor (Docks of NY)

Birth
1913

Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)

Birth
1914

Vance Packard, Granville Summit Pa, author (Hidden Persuaders)

Birth
1915

Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland)

Event
1916

Gordon Binkerd, composer

Birth
1916

French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun

Event
1917

Jean-Louis Laffitte Curtis, novelist

Birth
1918

David Land, impressario

Birth
1919

Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium (1966-68, 1978-79)

Birth
1920

Hugh Armstrong Clegg, industrial relations academic

Birth
1920

Thomas Gold, astronomer (proposed steady-state theory of universe)

Birth
1921

Marie E Wilton, writer, dies

Death
1922

Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)

Birth
1923

Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier

Event
1924

In Chicago, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnap Robert Franks

Event
1924

Charles Aznavour, Armenia, French singer (Monsieur Carnavel, Tin Drum)

Birth
1924

Claude Andre Francois Ballif, composer

Birth
1924

Helen Wedemeyer, Hilo Hawaii, actress (Hawaii Five-O)

Birth
1925

Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (movement objects)

Birth
1925

John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72

Death