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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 07 March 2021

1834  Nathaniel Harrison Harris, Brig General (Confederate Army) on August - 22.  

1836  On this day in history archibald M Willard, US, artist (Spirit of '76)  

1846  On this day in history uS annexes New Mexico  

1846  On August - 22 b Amalie Skram-Alver, Norway, writer (Hellemyrsfolket)  

1847  Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer on August - 22.  

1848  On this day in history the United States annexes New Mexico  

1849  The first air raid in history. Austria launches pilotless balloons against the Italian city of Venice on this day in history.  

1850  On August - 22 nikolaus Lenau, writer, dies at 48  

1851  On August - 22 gold fields discovered in Australia  

1851  On this day in history yacht "America" wins first Royal Yacht Squadron Cup (America's Cup)  

1852  On August - 22 alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy)  

1854  Milan I, King of Serbia on August - 22.  

1860  Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow Award) on this day in history.  

1862  The birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune' on August - 22.  

1862  Battle of Catlett's Station VA on August - 22.  

1862  On this day in history claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune)  

1862  Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51 on this day in history.  

1864  Geneva Convention signed, by 12 nations on August - 22.  

1864  On August - 22 international Red Cross formed in Geneva, Switzerland  

1864  On August - 22 international Red Cross Founded  

1864  On August - 22 geneva Convention signed by 12 nations  

1865  On this day in history piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Eucharistic Crusade)  

1866  On August - 22 george Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies  

1867  On August - 22 fisk University forms, 1867  

1873  Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist on August - 22.  

1874  Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history sydney Thompson Dobell, poet, dies  

1875  On August - 22 the Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands.  

1877  On August - 22 nez Perce-indians flee into to Yellowstone National Park  

1879  On this day in history friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82  

1882  Harry Makepeace, cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21) on this day in history.  

1886  On August - 22 william J. Kendall successfully swims through the Niagara Rapids wearing a cork life jacket.  

1886  Jose da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Indiana), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1888  Violet Farebrother, Grimsby England, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue) on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1615  On August - 22 birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

1624  Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701) was born on August - 22.  

1647  On August - 22 birth of denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)  

1679  Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on August - 22.  

1681  On this day in history birth of pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

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 August - 22.  

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  On August - 22 nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

1286  Death of Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 22.  

1304  On August - 22 death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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