Historical Events for 22nd May 2013
1916 - French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
1926 - "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1
1933 - Loch Ness Monster is 1st reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1960 - Virtually all coastal towns between 37th and 44th parallels severly damaged by tsunami that strikes Hilo, Hawaii at 01:04 AM
1962 - 14th Emmy Awards: Bob Newhart Show, E G Marshall and Shirley Booth
1962 - Continental Airlines Flight 11 crashes after bombs explode on board.
1995 - Laverne and Shirley 20th anniversary reunionn special, televised
2003 - In Fort Worth, Texas, Annika Sörenstam becomes the first woman to play the PGA Tour in 58 years.
2011 - An EF5 Tornado strikes the US city of Joplin, Missouri killing at least 158 people, the single deadliest US tornado since modern record keeping began in 1950.