What Happened on May 22, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st jet fighter is tested
  • RAF scatters 1st copies of "The Flying Hollander"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stalin disbands Komintern

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Gesine Schwan, German politician and science professor
  • Tommy John, pitcher (Yankee/Dodger)