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Here is what happened on Friday - May 22nd...
It is the 142 day of the year, and there are 223 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

1828,Albrecht Grafe, pioneer eye surgeon, founded modern ophthalmology.
1859,Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, brought Sherlock Holmes to life (twice).
1907,Laurence Olivier, actor.
1920,Thomas Gold, astronomer, established the steady-state theory of the universe.

      Events On This Day In History...

1964,Eleven Sikhs were massacred at Paonta Sahib (Himachal Pradesh) by the Mahant's henchmen.
1807,Townsend Speakman begins making and selling fruit-flavored carbonated drinks - in Philadelphia.

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