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Historical Events In August - 22

Thursday, 04 March 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 August - 22.  

1891  Francis McDonald, Bowling Green Ky, actor (Will-Adv of Champion) on August - 22.  

1892  On August - 22 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  Cecil Kellaway, South Africa, actor (Mr Earnshaw-Wuthering Heights) on August - 22.  

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

1897  On August - 22 bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)  

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  Cadillac Company founded on August - 22.  

1901  Cadillac Motor Company is founded on this day in history.  

1901  Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1902  President Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. President to ride in an automobile on this day in history.  

1902  On August - 22 pres Teddy Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car  

1902  On this day in history leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, actress (Tiefland)  

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 this day in history.  

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

1905  On this day in history wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood)  

1906  First Victor Victrola manufactured on this day in history.  

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 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  Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer on August - 22.  

1909  On this day in history mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants)  

1910  On August - 22 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 this day in history birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on this day in history.  

1624  On this day in history birth of jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)  

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 August - 22.  

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

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 22 abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

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

1188  On this day in history death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1304  On this day in history death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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