On This Day

May 22, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • US Congress accept Jones-White Merchant Naval Act

Birthdays in History


Person of interestT. Boone Pickens

T. Boone Pickens, American business person and oil tycoon (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co) known as the 'Oracle of Oil', born in Holdenville, Oklahoma (d. 2019)

Businessman and Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens
Businessman and Oil Tycoon
T. Boone Pickens

Deaths in History

  • William HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54