May 22 | On this Day

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2017 Chess grandmaster from Belarus, Viktor Kupreichik died. Death day
2014 Chess grandmaster from Serbia, Dragoljub Velimirović died. Death day
2011 American music composer Joe Brooks died. Death day
2010 Air India Express Flight 812 aircraft incident at Mangalore, India, killed 158 people. Man-Made Disaster
2004 Russian gymnast Mikhail Voronin died. Death day
1997 American bacteriologist and geneticist Alfred Hershey died. Death day
1989 Chess grandmaster from Spain, David Larino Nieto was born. Birthday
1987 Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic was born. Birthday
1985 Chess grandmaster from United States, Elshan Moradi was born. Birthday
1984 Chess grandmaster from Ukraine, Yuri Drozdovskij was born. Birthday
1983 Belgian-American medical doctor Albert Claude died. Death day
1983 Chinese badminton player Xie Zhongbo was born. Birthday
1982 American skater Apolo Ohno was born. Birthday
1982 Turkish politician Cevdet Sunay died. Death day
1972 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Konstantin Landa was born. Birthday
1972 British actress Margaret Rutherford died. Death day
1967 322 people died in L'Innovation Department Store Fire at Brussels, Belgium. Man-Made Disaster
1962 Chess grandmaster from Brazil, Darcy Lima was born. Birthday
1962 Chess grandmaster from Ukraine, Aleksandr Shneider was born. Birthday
1960 Magnitude 9.4–9.6 earthquake in Valdivia, Chile. This is one of the largest earthquake by magnitude. Natural Disaster
1954 Japanese-born American physicist Shuji Nakamura was born. Birthday
1954 Japanese-born American electronic engineer Shuji Nakamura was born. Birthday
1946 Irish footballer George Best was born. Birthday
1943 Irish Humanitarian Betty Williams was born. Birthday
1936 American engineer George H. Heilmeier was born. Birthday
1934 American pianist Peter Nero was born. Birthday
1927 Hungarian and American chemist George Andrew Olah was born. Birthday
1916 American electrical engineer William C. Brown was born. Birthday
1915 226 people died in Quintinshill rail crash. Man-Made Disaster
1912 English-born American chemist Herbert C. Brown was born. Birthday
1908 Golfer from United States, Horton Smith was born. Birthday
1907 English actor Laurence Olivier was born. Birthday
1667 Pope Alexander VII died. Death day
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