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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 28 November 2021

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer on this day in history.  

1707  On August - 22 prince Eugenius van Savoye siege of Toulon  

1711  On August - 22 british Admiral Hovenden Walker's assault on New France falters as 8 of his 15 warships are wrecked in gales and heavy fog in the St. Lawrence; nearly 900 men drown; 25 ships remaining in fleet return to England.  

1715  Handel's "Watermusic" premieres on Thames on August - 22.  

1717  On this day in history spanish troops lands on Sardinia  

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer on August - 22.  

1755  On this day in history caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies  

1760  On this day in history leo XII, [Annibale Sermattei], Italy, Pope (1823-29)  

1762  First female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury on this day in history.  

1762  1st female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury on this day in history.  

1766  On August - 22 joseph-Denis Doche, composer  

1770  On August - 22 james Cook's expedition lands on the east coast of Australia.  

1771  Jan Joseph Rosler, composer on August - 22.  

1775  King George III proclaims colonies to be in open rebellion on August - 22.  

1780  On this day in history resolution, without Capt Cook, returns to England  

1787  John Fitch's steamboat completes its tests, years before Fulton on August - 22.  

1788  British create the settlement of Sierra Leone, Africa, for freed slaves on this day in history.  

1788  Sierra Leone, settled by British as a former haven for slaves on August - 22.  

1788  On August - 22 thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter  

1791  On this day in history haitian Revolution begins  

1791  Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman on August - 22.  

1793  On this day in history louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80  

1795  On this day in history abraham Capadose, physician/missionary  

1798  French forces land in Ireland on this day in history.  

1798  French troops land in Kilcummin harbour, County Mayo, Ireland to aid Wolfe Tone's United Irishmen's Irish Rebellion on August - 22.  

1801  On August - 22 pieter G van Overstraten, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 46  

1818  Grand duchy of Bathe forms on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85  

1822  On August - 22 george Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-Calif, 1883-87)  

1826  On this day in history colonies under Jedediah Strong Smith move near Salt Lake Utah  

1827  On August - 22 josé de La Mar becomes President of Peru.  

1827  On this day in history edouard Silas, composer  

1828  On this day in history franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology), dies at 70  

1831  John White, composer, dies at 52 on August - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  Bartolomeo Spontone, composer was born on August - 22.  

1601  On August - 22 birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on August - 22.  

1624  Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701) was born on August - 22.  

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on August - 22.  

1679  On this day in history birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.  

1753  On August - 22 birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On August - 22 flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48  

0634  On August - 22 abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

1155  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on August - 22.  

1188  On August - 22 death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on August - 22.  

1280  On this day in history nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

1286  On this day in history death of erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

1304  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on this day in history.  

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