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Historical Events In August - 22

Saturday, 13 August 2022

1681  On this day in history pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

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

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 August - 22.  

1715  Handel's "Watermusic" premieres on Thames on this day in history.  

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

1753  On this day in history christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

1755  Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies on this day in history.  

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

1766  On August - 22 joseph-Denis Doche, composer  

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

1771  On this day in history jan Joseph Rosler, composer  

1775  On this day in history king George III proclaims colonies to be in open rebellion  

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 August - 22 haitian Revolution begins  

1791  Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman on this day in history.  

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

1795  On August - 22 abraham Capadose, physician/missionary  

1798  On August - 22 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 August - 22.  

1801  On this day in history pieter G van Overstraten, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 46  

1818  On this day in history grand duchy of Bathe forms  

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

1822  George Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-Calif, 1883-87) on this day in history.  

1826  Colonies under Jedediah Strong Smith move near Salt Lake Utah on this day in history.  

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

1827  On August - 22 edouard Silas, composer  

1828  On August - 22 franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology), dies at 70  

1831  On this day in history 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  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on this day in history.  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on this day in history.  

1624  On this day in history birth of jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)  

1647  On August - 22 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 this day in history.  

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

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  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 August - 22 gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies  

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

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