Historical Events In August - 22
Thursday, 24 June 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 this day in history.
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 Edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop) on this day in history.
1912 England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament on this day in history.
1912 On August - 22 edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist
1912 On this day in history pope Gregory IX, dies
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 Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle on August - 22.
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 John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat) on August - 22.
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 this day in history anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60
1921 J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI on this day in history.
1921 James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College) on this day in history.
1922 On August - 22 micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin)
1922 Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush on August - 22.
1923 Paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4) on August - 22.
1923 Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters) on August - 22.
1924 Andrzej Markowski, composer on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa
1926 Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) on August - 22.
1926 On August - 22 charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92
1927 On this day in history babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers
1929 On this day in history otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74
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