On This Day

Historical Events on May 22 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 214 of 214

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016 US President Barack Obama arrives in Vietman for a 3 day tour

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • 2016 Independent Alexander Van der Bellen defeats Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer by just 31,000 votes to become President in Austrian elections

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

2016 TV series "Preacher", developed by Evan Goldberg, Sam Catlin, and Seth Rogen, premieres on AMC

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • 2016 The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Greystone G&CC: Germany's Berhard Langer wins sixth of 13 Champions Tour majors by 6 strokes from Olin Browne
  • 2017 Japanese researchers from University of Yamanashi report birth of mice from freeze-dried sperm stored on the International Space Station
  • 2017 South Africa's Western Cape province declares a drought disaster - worst for 113 years

Music concertMusic Concert

2017 Suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, England, after Ariana Grande concert kills 22 and injures 59

  • 2018 Stacey Abrams is the first black woman to be nominated as US state governor - for Georgia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 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
  • 2018 Outbreak of Nipah virus confirmed to have killed 10 including a nurse in Kozhikode, India
  • 2018 Australian court finds Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson guilty of covering up sexual abuse in 1970s, most senior Catholic priest to be convicted
  • 2018 New York Stock Exchange announces Stacey Cunningham will be its first woman head in its 226-year history

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2019 Protests break out in Jakarta, Indonesia against the re-election of President Joko Widodo, killing six people and injuring 200

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo
President of Indonesia
Joko Widodo
  • 2019 UN General Assembly votes for a motion condemning UK occupation of the Chagos Islands in the Inidian Ocean and for them to reunite with nearby Mauritius