What Happened On 22nd May 1958 In History

May 22nd (1958) was a Thursday. It's the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 223 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 22nd May, 1958

  • » 1958 riots in Ceylon or Sri Lankan riots of 1958: This riot is a watershed event in the race relationship of the various ethnic communities of Sri Lanka. The total number of deaths is estimated to be 300, mostly Sri Lankan Tamil people named Tamils.

Famous Birthdays on May 22 in 1958

  • » Denise Welch, English actress and dancer

May 22nd Holidays in History

  • » Abolitionism known as Abolition Day (Martinique)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints or Feast Day:
  • » Castus and Emilius
  • » Saint Fulk known as Fulk
  • » Saint Humility or Humilita
  • » Quiteria
  • » Rita of Cascia
  • » Romanus of Subiaco
  • » May 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Harvey Milk Day (California)
  • » International Day for Biological Diversity (International observance May e.g International)
  • » United States National Maritime Day known as National Maritime Day (United States)
  • » Public holidays in Haiti or National Sovereignty Day (Haiti)
  • » Republic Day (Sri Lanka)

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