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Historical Events In August - 22

Monday, 14 June 2021

1681  On August - 22 pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

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 this day in history handel's "Watermusic" premieres on Thames  

1717  Spanish troops lands on Sardinia on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

1755  On August - 22 caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies  

1760  On August - 22 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  On this day in history 1st female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury  

1766  Joseph-Denis Doche, composer on August - 22.  

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

1771  Jan Joseph Rosler, composer on this day in history.  

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 August - 22.  

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

1788  On August - 22 british create the settlement of Sierra Leone, Africa, for freed slaves  

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

1788  Thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter on August - 22.  

1791  Haitian Revolution begins on August - 22.  

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

1793  Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

1798  On this day in history french forces land in Ireland  

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 August - 22.  

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  José de La Mar becomes President of Peru on this day in history.  

1827  Edouard Silas, composer on August - 22.  

1828  On August - 22 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 this day in history.  

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  On August - 22 birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

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  Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on this day in history.  

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

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  Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies on August - 22.  

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 August - 22.  

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