On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1927

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 8.3 Nan-Shan earthquake strikes Tsinghai, China, over 40,900 killed
  • Dodgers beat Phillies, 20-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Petrie, New Zealand cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's), born in Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • Michael Constantine, American actor (Room 222, Don't Drink the Water), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Phil Tucker, American film director (Robot Monster), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)