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Historical Events In August - 22

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1889  John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies on August - 22.  

1890  Floyd Henri Allport, US psychologist/sociologist on this day in history.  

1890  Vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69 on August - 22.  

1891  On August - 22 francis McDonald, Bowling Green Ky, actor (Will-Adv of Champion)  

1892  Percy Fender, cricketer (legendary Surrey & England all-rounder) on August - 22.  

1893  The birth of Dorothy Parker, American writer and humorist on August - 22.  

1893  On this day in history dorothy Parker, NJ, short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award)  

1893  Ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer, dies at 75 on August - 22.  

1894  Cecil Kellaway, South Africa, actor (Mr Earnshaw-Wuthering Heights) on this day in history.  

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

1900  On this day in history gabriel Faures opera "Prométhée," premieres in Beziers  

1900  Elizabeth Bergner, Vienna Austria, actress (Catherine the Great) on August - 22.  

1901  On this day in history cadillac Company founded  

1901  Cadillac Motor Company is founded on August - 22.  

1901  Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83 on August - 22.  

1902  On August - 22 president Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. President to ride in an automobile  

1902  On this day in history pres Teddy Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car  

1902  Leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, actress (Tiefland) on August - 22.  

1903  On August - 22 rené Wellek, Vienna Austria, writer (Concepts of Criticism)  

1903  Robert A T G C Salisbury, British premier (1885..1902), dies at 73 on August - 22.  

1904  On August - 22 deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983)  

1905  Wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood) on August - 22.  

1906  First Victor Victrola manufactured on August - 22.  

1906  1st Victor Victrola manufactured on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history colin Buchanan, town planner  

1907  Oliver F McGowan, Kipling AL, actor (Banning, Stagecoach) on August - 22.  

1908  The birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer on this day in history.  

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

1908  Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer on this day in history.  

1909  Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants) on August - 22.  

1910  On this day in history japan annexes Korea  

1910  Japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On this day in history birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  On August - 22 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  On August - 22 birth of denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)  

1679  Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on August - 22.  

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

1753  On August - 22 birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

1155  On this day in history death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)  

1188  On August - 22 death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on August - 22.  

1280  Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies on August - 22.  

1286  On August - 22 death of erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

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

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