On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

18th Emmy Awards: "The Fugitive", Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore win

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Royal, American NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • José Mesa, Dominican MBL pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Pueblo Viejo, Dominican Republic
  • Kenny Hickey, American guitarist (Type O Negative), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Goddard, English cricket off-spin bowler (5th most 1st class wickets; 8 Tests), dies at 65