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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 07 March 2021

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer on August - 22.  

1707  Prince Eugenius van Savoye siege of Toulon on August - 22.  

1711  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 on this day in history.  

1715  On August - 22 handel's "Watermusic" premieres on Thames  

1717  On this day in history spanish troops lands on Sardinia  

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history first female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury  

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

1766  On this day in history joseph-Denis Doche, composer  

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

1771  On August - 22 jan Joseph Rosler, composer  

1775  King George III proclaims colonies to be in open rebellion on this day in history.  

1780  Resolution, without Capt Cook, returns to England on this day in history.  

1787  John Fitch's steamboat completes its tests, years before Fulton on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1788  Thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history haitian Revolution begins  

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

1793  Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80 on August - 22.  

1795  Abraham Capadose, physician/missionary on August - 22.  

1798  French forces land in Ireland on August - 22.  

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

1801  On this day in history 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 August - 22 warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85  

1822  George Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-Calif, 1883-87) on August - 22.  

1826  On August - 22 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  Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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 August - 22 birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

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

1615  On this day in history birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

1624  Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 22.  

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

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

1155  On August - 22 death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)  

1188  On this day in history death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  On this day in history gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies  

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

1286  On August - 22 death of erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

1304  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on August - 22.  

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