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Notable Historical Events for May 22nd

1964LBJ presents "Great Society"

1956"Bob Hope Show" last airs on NBC-TV

1939Hitler & Benito Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"

334 BCThe Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus

1977Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic

2010Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus' remains are reburied in Frombork Cathedral, Poland after a 200 year search for his tomb.,

1993Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

1940UK Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris to decide with General Maxime Weygand a strategy to save the city

1990Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game

1979Canadians elect conservatives, Joseph Clark replaces Pierre Trudeau as the 16th Prime Minister of Canada

May 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 22nd

1813Richard Wagner, Leipsig Germany, composer (Ring, Flying Dutchman)

1970Naomi Campbell, London England, model/actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped)

1942[Theodore] Ted Kaczynski, Evergreen Park Illinois, American terrorist (Unabomber)

1930Harvey Milk, Woodmere New York, American politician and gay activist

May 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 22nd

1945Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren (18) weds partner Ed Warren (18)

2010Singer-songwriter and guitarist Alanis Morissette (38) weds rapper Mario Treadway (32) in Los Angeles

1860Major General George McClellan (33) weds Mary Ellen at Calvary Church in NYC, New York

2010"Numb3rs" star David Krumholtz (32) weds actress Vanessa Britting (29) at The Plaza Hotel in New York City

May 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 22nd

1802Martha Washington, 1st US First Lady (1789-97), dies at 70

337Constantine the Great, Emperor of Rome (306-37), dies at 47

May 22nd Deaths
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