22 May

22 May

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 22nd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 22nd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • Harvey Milk Day
  • International Day for Biological Diversity

Historic Events

1984: Drivers prepare for the 1984 Cannonball One Lap of America, an illegal high-speed road rally, by purchasing provisions at a local grocery store.

Drivers prepare for the 1984 Cannonball One Lap of America, an illegal high-speed road rally, by purchasing provisions at a local grocery store.

1949: Mass swim in honour of Soviet Navy Day. Sevastopol, 1949. The inscription under the portrait: Glory to the Great Stalin! Photo of the Soviet photojournalist Alexander Vasilievich Ustinov.

Mass swim in honour of Soviet Navy Day. Sevastopol, 1949. The inscription under the portrait: Glory to the Great Stalin! Photo of the Soviet photojournalist Alexander Vasilievich Ustinov.

1915: Trial of the Russian killer Ivan Volkoff in a rural courthouse at Färjestaden, Sweden in 1915.

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