What Happened on May 22, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win

Actress Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
  • Continental Airlines Flight 11 crashes after bombs explode on board.
  • Major Robert A Rushworth, USAF, takes X-15 to 30,600m
  • Netherlands telephone network becomes completely automated

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Roger Maris walks 5 times (record 4 intentionally) in a 9 inn game

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Donald Magee, PGA golfer (1988 Pensacola Open), born in Paris, France
  • Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (d. 1997)