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 This day in History - May 22
334 Historic Events for May 22
1956

Douglas Heyes Jr, LA Calif, actor (Captains and Kings, Aspen)

Birth
1957

Langston Hughes, poet laureate, dies

Death
1957

KBTX TV channel 3 in Bryan, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1957

Red Sox set AL record by smashing 4 HRs in 6th inning in 11-0 win

Event
1957

South Africa govt approves race separation in universities

Event
1958

Magdalene Sz‚kely-Lulofs, author (Our Italian Employees), dies at 58

Death
1959

Benjamin O Davis Jr becomes 1st black gen-major in USAF

Event
1959

Ed Fry, actor (Larry-As the World Turns, Adam Cory-Another World)

Birth
1959

Morrissey, British rock vocalist (Everyday is Like Sunday)

Birth
1959

[Patrick] Morrissey, rocker (Depeche Mode-Somebody)

Birth
1960

Virtually all coastal towns between 37th and 44th parallels severly damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo, Hawaii at 01:04 AM

Event
1961

Dana Williams, Dayton Ohio, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)

Birth
1961

Joan Davis, actress (I Married Joan), dies of heart attack at 53

Death
1961

"Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1

Event
1961

"Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42

Event
1961

1st revolving restaurant (Top Of The Needle in Seattle), opens

Event
1962

Robert A Rushworth, USAF major, takes X-15 to 30,600m

Event
1962

14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall and Shirley Booth

Event
1962

Andrew Donald Magee, Paris France, PGA golfer (1988 Pensacola Open)

Birth
1962

Neth telephone net becomes completely automated

Event
1962

Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inn game

Event
1963

A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London

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1963

Mickey Mantle hits a ball off Yankee Stadium's facade

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1963

Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured

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1964

LBJ presents "Great Society"

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