On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Gray, American musician (The Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Richard Baker, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana's 6th district), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Claude McKaye, Jamaican-American author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57