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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 28 November 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  Vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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 August - 22.  

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  On this day in history cecil Kellaway, South Africa, actor (Mr Earnshaw-Wuthering Heights)  

1895  Paul White, Bangor Maine, composer (Adante & Rondo for Cello) on this day in history.  

1897  Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series) on this day in history.  

1898  On August - 22 francine Larrimore, Verdun France, actress (John Meade's Woman)  

1900  Gabriel Faures opera "Prométhée," premieres in Beziers on August - 22.  

1900  On this day in history elizabeth Bergner, Vienna Austria, actress (Catherine the Great)  

1901  On this day in history 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  On this day in history president Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. President to ride in an automobile  

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  René Wellek, Vienna Austria, writer (Concepts of Criticism) on this day in history.  

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 August - 22.  

1905  On August - 22 wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood)  

1906  First Victor Victrola manufactured on August - 22.  

1906  On this day in history 1st Victor Victrola manufactured  

1907  On August - 22 colin Buchanan, town planner  

1907  Oliver F McGowan, Kipling AL, actor (Banning, Stagecoach) on this day in history.  

1908  The birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer on August - 22.  

1908  Henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment) on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer  

1909  Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants) on this day in history.  

1910  Japan annexes Korea on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate  

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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 this day in history birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

1615  On August - 22 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  On this day in history birth of pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On this day in history 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  On August - 22 death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)  

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

1241  On August - 22 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  On August - 22 death of erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

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

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