What Happened on May 22, 1900

Historical Events

  • American inventor Edwin S Votey receives patent for pneumatic piano player
  • Associated Press organizes in NYC as nonprofit news cooperative

Famous Birthdays

  • Yvonne de Gaulle (née Vendroux), wife of Charles de Gaulle, born in Calais, France (d. 1979)
1900 Highlights

About May 22, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini