Historical Events In August - 22
Saturday, 24 October 2020
1910 George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history mona Lisa stolen from Louvre
1911 Mona Lisa' stolen from the Louvre art gallery, Paris on this day in history.
1911 On August - 22 mona Lisa stolen from Louvre (Recovered in 1913)
1911 Edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop) on August - 22.
1912 On this day in history england defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
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 Robert Schollum, composer on August - 22.
1914 Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French on August - 22.
1914 On August - 22 raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
1916 John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass) on August - 22.
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 this day in history.
1920 On August - 22 the birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles'
1920 Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups) on this day in history.
1920 On August - 22 anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60
1921 J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI on August - 22.
1921 James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College) on August - 22.
1922 On this day in history micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin)
1922 On August - 22 michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush
1923 Paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4) on August - 22.
1923 Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters) on August - 22.
1924 On this day in history andrzej Markowski, composer
1926 On August - 22 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 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 this day in history bBS begins experimental regular TV broadcasts
1933 Bill Veeck, urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season on August - 22.