Events in Music on May 22

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1836 Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "St Paul" premieres in Dusseldorf

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • 1900 Edwin S Votey patents pneumatic piano player
  • 1926 "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1
  • 1961 "Mother-In-Law" by Ernie K-Doe hits #1
  • 1961 "Touchables In Brooklyn" by Dickie Goodman hits #42
  • 1965 "Super-cali-fragil-istic-expi-ali-docious" hits #66
  • 1965 Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" single goes #1
  • 1996 "Tartuffe: Born Again" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 2002 37th Academy of Country Music Awards: Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride & Alan Jackson win

Music awardsMusic Awards

2011 19th Billboard Music Awards: Eminem, Recovery win

Rapper Eminem

Music releaseAlbum Release

2015 Daniel Johns releases “Talk”, his debut album as a solo artist

Musician Daniel Johns
Daniel Johns

Music concertMusic Concert

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