Tue, May 22, 2018 | 00:10

Today is Tuesday, May 22, the 142nd day of 2018. There are 223 days left in the year.

1526 — Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac

1629 — Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck

1762 — Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty

1784 — Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy

1891 — First motion picture shown to National Federation of Women’s Clubs

1892 — Dr. Washington Sheffield invents toothpaste tube

1906 — Wright Brothers patent an aeroplane

1907 — Albert Trott takes two hat-tricks in an innings, Middlesex vs Somerset