On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1902

Historical Events

  • 36th Belmont: John Bullman aboard Mastermam wins in 2:22.6

Treaty of Interest

US President Theodore Roosevelt signs a treaty with Mexico under which both countries agree to submit a long-standing dispute over interest payments to the Court of Arbitration at The Hague

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Simmons, American Baseball HOF outfielder (career BA .334; 3 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL batting champion 1930, 31; Philadelphia A's), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1956)
1902 Highlights

About May 22, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini