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Historical Events In August - 22

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer on August - 22.  

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

1711  On this day in history 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 August - 22 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  Leo XII, [Annibale Sermattei], Italy, Pope (1823-29) on this day in history.  

1762  On August - 22 first female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury  

1762  1st female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury on August - 22.  

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 August - 22 resolution, without Capt Cook, returns to England  

1787  On August - 22 john Fitch's steamboat completes its tests, years before Fulton  

1788  On this day in history british create the settlement of Sierra Leone, Africa, for freed slaves  

1788  On August - 22 sierra Leone, settled by British as a former haven for slaves  

1788  On this day in history thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter  

1791  Haitian Revolution begins on this day in history.  

1791  On August - 22 haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman  

1793  On August - 22 louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80  

1795  Abraham Capadose, physician/missionary on this day in history.  

1798  On this day in history french forces land in Ireland  

1798  French troops land in Kilcummin harbour, County Mayo, Ireland to aid Wolfe Tone's United Irishmen's Irish Rebellion on this day in history.  

1801  Pieter G van Overstraten, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history grand duchy of Bathe forms  

1818  Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85 on August - 22.  

1822  On this day in history george Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-Calif, 1883-87)  

1826  Colonies under Jedediah Strong Smith move near Salt Lake Utah on August - 22.  

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

1827  On August - 22 edouard Silas, composer  

1828  Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology), dies at 70 on August - 22.  

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  On this day in history birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on August - 22.  

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

1624  On August - 22 birth of jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)  

1647  On this day in history birth of denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)  

1679  Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

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

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on August - 22.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on August - 22.  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on August - 22.  

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

1188  Death of Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) on August - 22.  

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1304  On this day in history death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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