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 This day in History - May 22
334 Historic Events for May 22
1926

Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop

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1926

"Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1

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1926

Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China

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1927

Michael Constantine, Penn, actor (Room 222, Don't Drink the Water)

Birth
1927

Dodgers beat Phillies, 20-4

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1927

Eric Petrie, cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's)

Birth
1927

8.3 earthquake strikes Nan-Shan China, 200,000 killed

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1928

US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act

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1928

T Boone Pickens, CEO (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co)

Birth
1928

William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54

Death
1928

Roscoe Robinson, US gospel singer

Birth
1929

Asher Ben-Yohanan, composer

Birth
1930

Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior

Birth
1930

Yankee "Bronx Bombers" hit 14 HRs in a game

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1930

Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)

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1931

Kenny Ball, rocker

Birth
1931

Canned rattlesnake meat 1st goes on sale in Florida

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1932

Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80

Death
1933

John Browning, Denver Colorado, pianist (Leventritt Award-1956)

Birth
1933

World Trade Day/National Maritime Day 1st celebrated

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1933

Loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay

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1934

Peter Nero, NYC, conductor/pianist (A Sunday in NY)

Birth
1938

Richard Benjamin, NYC, director/actor (Goodbye Columbus, He and She)

Birth
1938

Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field

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1938

Susan Strasberg, NYC, actress (In Praise of Older Women, Manitou)

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