On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1936

Historical Events

  • Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • George H. Heilmeier, American engineer (helped invent LCD displays), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (The Road Less Traveled), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Toshiaki Tsushima, Japanese film score composer, born in Okayama Prefecture, Japan (d. 2013)
1936 Highlights

About May 22, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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