May 22 in History
1836May 22, 1836:
The oratorio titled "St Paul", which was created by German composer and pianist Felix Mendelssohn, opens in Dusseldorf, Germany.
1950May 22, 1950:
Richard Strauss, a German musician, composes his masterpiece titled “Four Last Songs”.
1956May 22, 1956:
NBC-TV broadcasts the final episode of one of the longest-running radio programs known as the "Bob Hope Show".
1961May 22, 1961:
American rhythm-and-blues singer Ernie K-Doe hit single titled "Mother-In-Law" becomes number one in the United States.
1967May 22, 1967:
American rock and pop collective The Monkees releases their 3rd studio album titled “Headquarters”.
1972May 22, 1972:
Canadian rock group The Guess Who records an album dubbed “Live At The Paramount”.
1992May 22, 1992:
American comedian and television host Johnny Carson steps down as the host of the late-night talk show named "The Tonight Show".
2002May 22, 2002:
American country music artist Aaron Tippin releases a song titled "Kiss This".
2012May 22, 2012:
Phillip Phillips becomes the winner of the 11th season of the reality series known as “American Idol”.
2015May 22, 2015:
Australian musician, Daniel Johns drops his first album entitled “Talk”.
2016May 22, 2016:
American television series, "Preacher" premieres in the United States. The work was developed by Sam Catlin.