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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

1977Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic

196618th Emmy Awards: Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore win

19791st ACE Cable Awards: "Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas" by Jim Henson and HBO

1964LBJ presents "Great Society"

1849Abraham Lincoln patents a buoying device

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

1983Pat Bradley wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Tournament

1939Hitler & Benito Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"

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

May 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 22nd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 22nd

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

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

May 22nd Deaths
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