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 This day in History - May 22
334 Historic Events for May 22
1938

Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On)

Birth
1939

Hitler and Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"

Event
1939

Willem de M‚rode, poet (Precious Blood), dies at 51

Death
1939

Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45

Death
1940

Bernard Shaw, news correspondant (CBS, CNN)

Birth
1940

Erapalli Prasanna, cricketer (one of India's big four spinners)

Birth
1940

Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris

Event
1940

Dutch Premier De Geer begins working with nazis

Event
1940

Michael Sarrazin, actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They)

Birth
1941

British troops attack Baghdad

Event
1941

Paul Winfield, LA, actor (Star Trek II, Huckleberry Finn, Mars Attack)

Birth
1941

Sebastian Forbes, composer

Birth
1942

Barbara Parkins, Vancouver BC, actress (Betty-Peyton Place, Asylum)

Birth
1942

Calvin Simon, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-1 Nation Under a Groove)

Birth
1942

Malika A Sabirova, Russian dancer

Birth
1942

Pallo Jordan, South African ANC member/heads (Radio Freedom)

Birth
1942

Mexico declares war on nazi-Germany and Japan

Event
1943

RAF scatters 1st copies of "The Flying Hollander"

Event
1943

1st jet fighter is tested

Event
1943

Tommy John, pitcher (Yankee/Dodger)

Birth
1943

Stalin disbands Komintern

Event
1945

6th Marine division reaches suburbs of Naha Okinawa

Event
1945

Carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver, dies

Death
1945

NSB-Fuhrer Rost van Tonningen attempts and fails at suicide

Event
1946

Yankees turn triple-play and defeat Tigers' 5-3

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