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Notable Historical Events for May 22nd

1799Napoleon makes statement in support of re-establishing Jerusalem for Jews

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

1964LBJ presents "Great Society"

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

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

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

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

198834th LPGA Championship won by Sherri Turner

1983Pat Bradley wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Tournament

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

May 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 22nd

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

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)

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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