On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Australian court finds Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson guilty of covering up sexual abuse in 1970s, most senior Catholic priest to be convicted

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is questioned by members of the European parliament in Brussels in wake of its security scandal

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • New York Stock Exchange announces Stacey Cunningham will be its first woman head in its 226-year history
  • Outbreak of Nipah virus confirmed to have killed 10 including a nurse in Kozhikode, India
  • Stacey Abrams is the first black woman to be nominated as US state governor - for Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Garcia, MLB manager (California Angels, Cleveland Indians), dies at 97