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May 28, 2022

Events

March 3 - France and Britain declare war on China. March 8 - New York textile factory workers (women) strike to inspire International Women's Day. May 10 - Sepoy rebellion against British rule begins in India. June 8 - The British launch a siege of Delhi to defeat the sepoy uprising. The siege ended on September 21 with a British victory. September 17 - Kiviniemi's stump in Sakkola on the Karelian Strait was punctured and the Taipaleenjoki river became a Vuoksi landfall. December 16 - An earthquake kills 11,000 people in Naples. The city of Dakar was founded. The municipality of Salla was founded. Hollywood was founded. The establishment of steam saws was allowed in Finland.

Born

January 2 - Stepan Halturin, a Russian revolutionary and terrorist (d. 1882) January 4 - Émile Cohl, French cartoonist, cartoonist and animator (b. 1938) January 6 - Robert Wirén, Finnish-born Admiral of the Russian Navy (d. 1917) January 8 - Julius Brauns, German shorthand theorist and shorthand developer (d. 1931) January 14 - Alice Pike Barney, American painter (d. 1931) January 17 - Johanna Booyson, one of the world's longest-lived South Africans (b. 1968) January 17 - Wilhelm Kienzl, Austrian composer, pianist and conductor (d. 1941) January 18 - Otto von Below, German General (d. 1944) January 20 - Charlotte Payne-Townshend, Irish feminist and nationalist, member of the Fabian Society (d. 1943) January 25 - Trinley Gyatso, 12th Dalai Lama of Tibet (d. 1875) January 28 - K. E. Palmén, Finnish Weaving Business Director and Mining Advisor (d. 1940) January 31 - Charles Barney Cory, American ornithologist and golfer (b. 1921) February 3 - Wilhelm Johannsen, Danish plant and geneticist (d. 1927) February 7 - Alfred Lyttelton, British politician, cricketer and football player (d. 1913) February 18 - Valentin Bianki, Russian ornithologist (d. 1920) February 18 - Max Klinger, German painter, graphic artist and sculptor (d. 1920) February 22 - Robert Baden-Powell, British officer, founder of the Scout Movement (d. 1941) February 22 - Heinrich Hertz, German physicist (d. 1894) February 24 - Santeri Saarinen, Finnish lawyer and senator (d. 1914) February 26 - Émile Coué, French pharmacist and psychologist (d. 1926) March 3 - Alfred Bruneau, French composer (d. 1934) March 4 - Ragnar Hult, Finnish plant and geographer March 7 - Julius Wagner-Jauregg, 1927 Nobel Prize-winning Austrian neuroscientist (b. 1940) March 11 - Thomas J. Clarke, Irish Revolutionary Leader (d. 1916) March 11 - Johan Fridolf Hagfors, Finnish journalist and music critic (d. 1931) March 13 - Herbert Plumer, British Marshal (c. 1932) March 15 - Christian Michelsen, First Prime Minister of Norway (d. 1925) March 17 - Adolf von Seckendorff, German Baron and Infantry General (d. 1941) March 22 - Paul Doumer, President of France 1931-1932 (d. 1932) March 23 - Moritz Porges, Czech chess player (d. 1909) March 23 - Fredrik Stenström, Finnish Mayor, Counsel for the Court of Appeal and Member of the RKP (d. 1920) March 26 - Atle Emanuel Wilho, Finnish poet (d. 1940) March 27 - Karl Pearson, English statistician (d. 1936) April 1 - Ernst Evald Bergroth, Finnish physician and insectologist (d. 1925) April 5 - Alexander I, Bulgarian Runtinas 1879–1886 (d. 1893) April 13 - Almanzo Wilder,