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Historical Events In August - 22

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1834  On this day in history nathaniel Harrison Harris, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

1836  Archibald M Willard, US, artist (Spirit of '76) on August - 22.  

1846  US annexes New Mexico on August - 22.  

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

1847  Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer on August - 22.  

1848  The United States annexes New Mexico on August - 22.  

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

1850  Nikolaus Lenau, writer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1851  Gold fields discovered in Australia on August - 22.  

1851  On August - 22 yacht "America" wins first Royal Yacht Squadron Cup (America's Cup)  

1852  Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy) on August - 22.  

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

1860  On this day in history paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow Award)  

1862  On this day in history the birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune'  

1862  Battle of Catlett's Station VA on this day in history.  

1862  Claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune) on August - 22.  

1862  On August - 22 henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51  

1864  On August - 22 geneva Convention signed, by 12 nations  

1864  On this day in history 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  Piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Eucharistic Crusade) on August - 22.  

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

1867  Fisk University forms, 1867 on August - 22.  

1873  Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist on August - 22.  

1874  On this day in history edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer  

1874  Sydney Thompson Dobell, poet, dies on August - 22.  

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  Nez Perce-indians flee into to Yellowstone National Park on this day in history.  

1879  Friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82 on August - 22.  

1882  On August - 22 harry Makepeace, cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21)  

1886  On this day in history william J. Kendall successfully swims through the Niagara Rapids wearing a cork life jacket.  

1886  On August - 22 jose da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Indiana), dies at 67  

1888  On this day in history violet Farebrother, Grimsby England, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue)  

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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 August - 22 birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

1615  On August - 22 birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

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  Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1681  On August - 22 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 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  Death of Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) on August - 22.  

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  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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