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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  On August - 22 birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on August - 22.  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1679  On August - 22 birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

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

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

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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  On this day in history abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

1155  On August - 22 death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)  

1188  On this day in history death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  On August - 22 gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies  

1280  On this day in history nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

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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