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Historical Events In August - 22

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1681  On August - 22 pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

1707  Prince Eugenius van Savoye siege of Toulon on this day in history.  

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 August - 22 spanish troops lands on Sardinia  

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

1755  On August - 22 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  1st female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury on August - 22.  

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

1770  On this day in history james Cook's expedition lands on the east coast of Australia.  

1771  On this day in history jan Joseph Rosler, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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

1788  On this day in history sierra Leone, settled by British as a former haven for slaves  

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 this day in history.  

1795  On August - 22 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 this day in history.  

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

1818  Grand duchy of Bathe forms on August - 22.  

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

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

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  Edouard Silas, composer on August - 22.  

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

1831  On August - 22 john White, composer, dies at 52  

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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  On this day in history birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On this day in history flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48  

0634  On this day in history abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

1155  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on this day in history.  

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

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 August - 22.  

1286  Death of Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  

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

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