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Notable Historical Events for May 22nd

1977Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic

1990Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career

1963Mickey Mantle hits a ball off Yankee Stadium's facade

1962Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inn game

1986Cher calls David Letterman an asshole on Late Night on NBC

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

1985Pete Rose 2,108th run passes Hank Aaron as NL run scoring leader

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

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

1176Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo

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)

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

1859Arthur Conan Doyle, UK, author brought Sherlock Holmes to life twice

May 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 22nd

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

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

May 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 22nd

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

1967Langston Hughes, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto), dies at 65

May 22nd Deaths
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