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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  

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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  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on this day in history.  

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  Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on August - 22.  

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 August - 22.  

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

1280  On August - 22 nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

1286  Death of Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  

1304  On August - 22 death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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