What Happened on May 22, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch Premier De Geer begins working with nazis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Shaw, news correspondant (CBS, CNN)
  • Erapalli Prasanna, cricketer (one of India's big four spinners)
  • Michael Sarrazin, actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They)