May 22 in history: Ireland legalises gay marriage, Wright brothers patent flying machine, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1906

The Wright brothers patent their flying machine 

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1939

Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel" in Berlin, Germany

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2010

Air India flight crashes in Mangalore, kills 158

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2012

World's tallest broadcasting tower, Tokyo Skytree, opens for public

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2015

Ireland becomes the first country to legalise gay marriage

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