On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lewinsky scandal: a federal judge rules that United States Secret Service agents can be compelled to testify before a grand jury concerning the scandal, involving President Bill Clinton

White House Intern Monica Lewinsky
White House Intern
Monica Lewinsky
42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • John Derek, American actor, director and photographer (Knock on Any Door, All the King's Men, Rogues of Sherwood Forest), dies at 71
  • José Enrique Moyal, mathematical physicist (b. 1910)