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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1910  George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies on August - 22.  

1911  On August - 22 mona Lisa stolen from Louvre  

1911  On August - 22 mona Lisa' stolen from the Louvre art gallery, Paris  

1911  On this day in history mona Lisa stolen from Louvre (Recovered in 1913)  

1911  On this day in history edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop)  

1912  England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament on August - 22.  

1912  On this day in history edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist  

1912  Pope Gregory IX, dies on August - 22.  

1913  Robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn on August - 22.  

1913  On August - 22 robert Schollum, composer  

1914  Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French on this day in history.  

1914  Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle on this day in history.  

1916  John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass) on August - 22.  

1917  On this day in history pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers  

1917  John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat) on this day in history.  

1919  Earl Cathcart, British major-general on August - 22.  

1920  On this day in history the birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles'  

1920  Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups) on August - 22.  

1920  On August - 22 anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60  

1921  On August - 22 j Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI  

1921  James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College) on August - 22.  

1922  Micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin) on August - 22.  

1922  On this day in history michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush  

1923  On August - 22 paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)  

1923  Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters) on August - 22.  

1924  On August - 22 andrzej Markowski, composer  

1926  On August - 22 gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa  

1926  Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) on this day in history.  

1926  On August - 22 charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92  

1927  On August - 22 babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers  

1929  Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 on August - 22.  

1930  On August - 22 australia regain Ashes on 6th day of 5th Cricket Test  

1932  On August - 22 bBS begins experimental regular TV broadcasts  

1933  On August - 22 bill Veeck, urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  Bartolomeo Spontone, composer was born on August - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on August - 22.  

1679  Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1681  On August - 22 birth of pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

1753  On this day in history birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

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

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

1188  On August - 22 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 August - 22.  

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

1304  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on August - 22.  

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