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Notable Historical Events for May 22nd

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

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

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

2002Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks

1939Hitler & Benito Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"

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

1863General Ulysses S. Grant begins siege on Vicksburg

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

1964LBJ presents "Great Society"

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

May 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 22nd

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

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

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

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

May 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 22nd

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

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

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

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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