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Historical Events In August - 22

Monday, 04 July 2022

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

1836  On August - 22 archibald M Willard, US, artist (Spirit of '76)  

1846  On this day in history uS annexes New Mexico  

1846  On this day in history 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 August - 22.  

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

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

1851  On this day in history 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  On this day in history milan I, King of Serbia  

1860  On August - 22 paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow Award)  

1862  The birth of Claude Debussy, French composer of 'Clair de lune' on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history battle of Catlett's Station VA  

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

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

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

1864  International Red Cross formed in Geneva, Switzerland on this day in history.  

1864  International Red Cross Founded on August - 22.  

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

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

1866  On this day in history george Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies  

1867  On August - 22 fisk University forms, 1867  

1873  Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer  

1874  Sydney Thompson Dobell, poet, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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 August - 22.  

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

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 August - 22.  

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

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on this day in history.  

1679  On August - 22 birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on August - 22.  

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on August - 22.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1188  Death of Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) on this day in history.  

1241  On this day in history gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies  

1280  On this day in history nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

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

1304  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on August - 22.  

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