On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 14 people die and 30 are injured in train collision in India
  • NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Phoenix Coyotes, 4 games to 1
  • Philip Philips is crowned the eleventh American Idol

Famous Deaths

  • Wesley Brown, 1st African American US Naval Academy graduate, dies at 85