Historical Events In August - 22
Sunday, 07 March 2021
1910 George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies on this day in history.
1911 Mona Lisa stolen from Louvre on August - 22.
1911 On this day in history mona Lisa' stolen from the Louvre art gallery, Paris
1911 On this day in history mona Lisa stolen from Louvre (Recovered in 1913)
1911 Edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop) on this day in history.
1912 On August - 22 england defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
1912 On this day in history edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist
1912 Pope Gregory IX, dies on this day in history.
1913 Robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn on August - 22.
1913 On this day in history robert Schollum, composer
1914 On August - 22 battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French
1914 On this day in history raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
1916 On this day in history john Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)
1917 Pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers on August - 22.
1917 On August - 22 john Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat)
1919 On this day in history earl Cathcart, British major-general
1920 On August - 22 the birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles'
1920 On August - 22 anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)
1920 Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1921 J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI on August - 22.
1921 James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College) on August - 22.
1922 Micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin) on August - 22.
1922 On August - 22 michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush
1923 On August - 22 paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)
1923 On this day in history gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters)
1924 Andrzej Markowski, composer on August - 22.
1926 Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa on this day in history.
1926 Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) on this day in history.
1926 Charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1927 Babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers on this day in history.
1929 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1930 On August - 22 australia regain Ashes on 6th day of 5th Cricket Test
1932 BBS begins experimental regular TV broadcasts on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history bill Veeck, urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season