Historical Events In August - 22
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
1910 On August - 22 george Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies
1911 Mona Lisa stolen from Louvre on this day in history.
1911 On August - 22 mona Lisa' stolen from the Louvre art gallery, Paris
1911 On August - 22 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 this day in history.
1912 On this day in history edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist
1912 Pope Gregory IX, dies on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn
1913 On August - 22 robert Schollum, composer
1914 Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French on August - 22.
1914 On this day in history raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
1916 John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass) on this day in history.
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 The birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles' on August - 22.
1920 On this day in history anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)
1920 Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60 on August - 22.
1921 J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI on August - 22.
1921 On August - 22 james Menter, principal (Queen Mary College)
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 this day in history paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)
1923 Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters) on August - 22.
1924 Andrzej Markowski, composer on August - 22.
1926 Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa on this day in history.
1926 On August - 22 bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen)
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 August - 22.
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 BBS begins experimental regular TV broadcasts on August - 22.
1933 Bill Veeck, urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season on this day in history.