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.