TEDDY’S RISING IN THE RANKS
On May 22nd, 1895: At age 36, NYPD officer Teddy Roosevelt was appointed the New York Police Commissioner.
CREATING THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
On May 22nd, 1900: The Associated Press organized in New York City as a non-profit news cooperative.
BORN ON THIS DAY: JOHN EDWARD STEVENS
On May 22nd, 1953: Bank robber and FBI Most Wanted Criminal John Edward Stevens was born. Stevens was suspected of over 25 robberies in eight states. He was arrested on November 30th, 1988 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was on the FBI’s Most Wanted List for six months. Happy 60th birthday John!
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