On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Royal Thai Armed Forces, led by General Prayut Chan-o-cha stage a coup in Thailand, suspending the kingdom's constitution and taking control of the government, the 12th since the country's first coup in 1932

Famous Deaths

  • Mathew Cowles, American actor, dies at 69