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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 1922.
The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on May 1922: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1922?


Events

  • 01 May 1922 Charlie Robertson of Chicago pitches a perfect no-hit, no-run game.
  • 02 May 1922 WBAP-AM begins broadcasting from Fort Worth Texas.
  • 03 May 1922 Salt layer find at Winterswijk.
  • 04 May 1922 KNX-AM in Los Angeles CA begins radio transmissions
  • 05 May 1922 Construction begins on Yankee Stadium (Bronx).
  • 07 May 1922 New York Giants Jesse Barnes no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 2-0.
  • 10 May 1922 Dr Ivy Williams is 1st woman to be called to the English Bar
  • 11 May 1922 Radio station KGU begins broadcasting in Hawaii.
  • 12 May 1922 A 20-ton meteorite lands near Blackstone, Virginia, USA.
  • 13 May 1922 48th Preakness: L Morris aboard Pillory wins in 1:51.6
  • 18 May 1922 Sergei Diaghilev, James Joyce, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Proust and Igor Stravinsky dine together in Paris, at the Majestic hotel, their only joint meeting.
  • 19 May 1922 The Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union is established.
  • 20 May 1922 Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel, suspended on October 16, 1921, by Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis, return to the New York lineup and go hitless.
  • 21 May 1922 Ruppert buys out Huston interest in Yankees for $15 million
  • 23 May 1922 Harry Greb gives Gene Tunney his only professional boxing defeat.
  • 24 May 1922 Russian-Italian trade agreement signed.
  • 25 May 1922 Babe Ruth suspended one day and fined $200 for throwing dirt on an umpire.
  • 26 May 1922 Lenin suffers a stroke.
  • 29 May 1922 US Supreme Court rules organized baseball is a sport and not a business and thus not subject to antitrust laws.
  • 30 May 1922 Lincoln Memorial dedicated

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in May 1922?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Angel Child
  2. - Selections from Blossom Time
  3. - Indiana Lullaby
  4. - Virginia Blues
  5. - Three O'Clock in the Morning

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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City of God

City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Country: United States of America

The Pianist

The Pianist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Country: United States of America

L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Directed by: Mansoor Khan

Starring: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi