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Notable Historical Events for May 22nd

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

1863General Ulysses S. Grant begins siege on Vicksburg

1983Pat Bradley wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Tournament

1943Stalin disbands Komintern

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

1998Lewinsky scandal: a federal judge rules that United States Secret Service agents can be compelled to testify before a grand jury concerning the scandal, involving President Bill Clinton.

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

1964LBJ presents "Great Society"

1176Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo

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

May 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 22nd

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

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

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

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

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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