May 22 History, Trivia and Fun Facts
May 22 History Highlights
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
|Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (May 22, 1859 – July 7, 1930), the writer of Sherlock Holmes, ingested a small amount of poison and kept increasing the amount every day until he could no longer stand the ill effects. He stopped his experiment after being stricken by “persistent diarrhea, severe frontal headache, and great depression”|
May 22 is…
|Buy a Musical Instrument Day|
Vanilla Pudding Day
May 22 Birthday Quotes
“If you have to talk to more than three people about the same problem, you don’t want help, you want attention.”
“You see, but you do not observe.”
“The possible has been tried and failed. Now it’s time to try the impossible.”
“By believing in his dreams, man turns them into reality.”
“I think it’s weird seeing myself on the television, but it’s great!”
“Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.”
May 22 Birthdays
|1813 – Richard Wagner, German composer (died in 1883)|
1859 – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, British writer (died in 1930)
1907 – Hergé, Belgian author and illustrator (died in 1983)
1914 – Sun Ra, American pianist, composer, bandleader, poet (died in 1993)
1922 – Quinn Martin, American screenwriter and producer (died in 1987)
1938 – Richard Benjamin, American character actor and director
1942 – Ted Kaczynski, American anarchist and serial murderer, the Unabomber
1966 – Johnny Gill, American singer-songwriter
1970 – Naomi Campbell, English model
1970 – Brody Stevens, American comedic actor (died in 2019)
1999 – Camren Bicondova, American actress
May 22 History
May 22 Birthday (fictional) Ash Ketchum, Pokemon
Today’s Random Trivia and Shower Thoughts
|A group of letters is a word, a group of numbers is a number. #words #numbers|
Australia’s Dingoes are actually ancient stray dogs.
The Krispy Kreme Klub would actually be a thing if it weren’t for the criminal acts of the Klu Klux Klan.
If life is unfair for everyone, then life is fair.
“Waka Flocka Waka Flocka, Waka waka waka flocka.” #songlyrics
Madonna did her own hair and make-up and supplied her own wardrobe in “Desperately Seeking Susan”.
“When you’re a Jet, you’re a top cat in town. You’re a gold medal kid with the heavyweight crown!” – The Jets #moviequotes
“If ever words were spoken, painful and untrue, I said I loved but I lied ” #songlyrics
Useless Pronunciation: I as in iguana
“And I slept in last night clothes and tomorrow’s dreams .. but they’re not quite what they seem” #songlyrics
Drummer Stewart Copeland of the Police composed the soundtrack of “Spyro the Dragon” and the following three Spyro games.
“Find a voice in a whisper.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
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