Historical Events In August - 22
Sunday, 16 May 2021
1889 On this day in history john Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies
1890 On this day in history floyd Henri Allport, US psychologist/sociologist
1890 On August - 22 vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69
1891 On this day in history francis McDonald, Bowling Green Ky, actor (Will-Adv of Champion)
1892 On this day in history percy Fender, cricketer (legendary Surrey & England all-rounder)
1893 The birth of Dorothy Parker, American writer and humorist on this day in history.
1893 On August - 22 dorothy Parker, NJ, short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award)
1893 On this day in history ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer, dies at 75
1894 Cecil Kellaway, South Africa, actor (Mr Earnshaw-Wuthering Heights) on August - 22.
1895 On this day in history paul White, Bangor Maine, composer (Adante & Rondo for Cello)
1897 Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series) on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history francine Larrimore, Verdun France, actress (John Meade's Woman)
1900 Gabriel Faures opera "Prométhée," premieres in Beziers on this day in history.
1900 Elizabeth Bergner, Vienna Austria, actress (Catherine the Great) on this day in history.
1901 On August - 22 cadillac Company founded
1901 Cadillac Motor Company is founded on this day in history.
1901 Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83 on August - 22.
1902 President Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. President to ride in an automobile on August - 22.
1902 On August - 22 pres Teddy Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car
1902 On August - 22 leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, actress (Tiefland)
1903 On August - 22 rené Wellek, Vienna Austria, writer (Concepts of Criticism)
1903 On August - 22 robert A T G C Salisbury, British premier (1885..1902), dies at 73
1904 Deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983) on this day in history.
1905 Wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood) on this day in history.
1906 On August - 22 first Victor Victrola manufactured
1906 1st Victor Victrola manufactured on this day in history.
1907 Colin Buchanan, town planner on this day in history.
1907 Oliver F McGowan, Kipling AL, actor (Banning, Stagecoach) on August - 22.
1908 On this day in history the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer
1908 On August - 22 henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment)
1908 Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer on August - 22.
1909 Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants) on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history japan annexes Korea
1910 On this day in history japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate