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)