What Happened on May 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

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

  • Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies