Here's a look at some of the important events that happened on May 22 in history. • 1761: 1st life insurance policy in North America issued in Philadelphia. • 1828: The father of modern ophthalmology, Albrecht Von Grafe was born. • 1859: Extremely popular for the detective series, Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He wrote four novels on Sherlock Holmes. • 1892: Dr Washington Sheffield invented the toothpaste tube on this day. • 1906: the first successful flight of Orville
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