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Historical Events In August - 22

Monday, 21 June 2021

1834  On August - 22 nathaniel Harrison Harris, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

1836  Archibald M Willard, US, artist (Spirit of '76) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1848  The United States annexes New Mexico on this day in history.  

1849  On August - 22 the first air raid in history. Austria launches pilotless balloons against the Italian city of Venice.  

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

1851  On August - 22 gold fields discovered in Australia  

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 this day in history.  

1854  Milan I, King of Serbia on this day in history.  

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

1862  On August - 22 the birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune'  

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 August - 22.  

1864  On this day in history geneva Convention signed, by 12 nations  

1864  On this day in history international Red Cross formed in Geneva, Switzerland  

1864  On this day in history international Red Cross Founded  

1864  On August - 22 geneva Convention signed by 12 nations  

1865  On August - 22 piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Eucharistic Crusade)  

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

1867  Fisk University forms, 1867 on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history karl Nef, Swiss musicologist  

1874  Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer on August - 22.  

1874  On August - 22 sydney Thompson Dobell, poet, dies  

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

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

1879  On August - 22 friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82  

1882  On this day in history harry Makepeace, cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21)  

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

1886  On this day in history jose da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Indiana), dies at 67  

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  On August - 22 birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  On August - 22 birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

1615  On this day in history birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

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

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on August - 22.  

1679  On this day in history birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.  

1753  On this day in history birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

1155  On August - 22 death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)  

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  On this day in history death of erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

1304  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on this day in history.  

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