Historical Events on May 22, 1906

About May 22, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 3 days

Historical Events

  • 10th anniversary Olympic games close in Athens, Greece
  • 31st Preakness: Walter Miller aboard Whimsical wins in 1:45
  • A British garrison leaves Esquimalt, on the Pacific coast, after a military occupation that began in 1858: the last British soldiers stationed in Canada
  • Wright Brothers are granted a patent for their "flying machine," having applied for one 3 years earlier (patent no. 821,393)