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Notable Historical Events for May 22nd

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.

1863General Ulysses S. Grant begins siege on Vicksburg

1939Hitler & Benito Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"

2002Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks

1940UK Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris to decide with General Maxime Weygand a strategy to save the city

1990Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career

198834th LPGA Championship won by Sherri Turner

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

1176Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo

1993Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

May 22nd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 22nd

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

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

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

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

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

1967Langston Hughes, American poet (Weary Blues) and playwright (Mulatto), dies at 65

May 22nd Deaths
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