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Historical Events In August - 22

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

1889  On this day in history john Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies  

1890  Floyd Henri Allport, US psychologist/sociologist on August - 22.  

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

1891  On this day in history francis McDonald, Bowling Green Ky, actor (Will-Adv of Champion)  

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  Dorothy Parker, NJ, short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award) on this day in history.  

1893  On August - 22 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  On August - 22 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 August - 22 gabriel Faures opera "Prométhée," premieres in Beziers  

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

1901  On August - 22 cadillac Company founded  

1901  On August - 22 cadillac Motor Company is founded.  

1901  On August - 22 gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83  

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

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 this day in history 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 August - 22 wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood)  

1906  On this day in history first Victor Victrola manufactured  

1906  On August - 22 1st Victor Victrola manufactured  

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  On this day in history the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer  

1908  On this day in history henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment)  

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

1909  On August - 22 mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants)  

1910  On this day in history japan annexes Korea  

1910  Japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate on August - 22.  

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

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on August - 22.  

0634  On August - 22 abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

1155  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on August - 22.  

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

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

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 August - 22.  

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

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