On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1928

Historical Events

  • US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Roscoe Robinson, American gospel and soul singer, born in Dermott, Arkansas

Person of interestT. Boone Pickens

T. Boone Pickens, American business person and oil tycoon (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co) known as the 'Oracle of Oil', born in Holdenville, Oklahoma (d. 2019)

Businessman and Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens
Businessman and Oil Tycoon
T. Boone Pickens

Famous Deaths

  • William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54
1928 Highlights

About May 22, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini