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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.  

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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  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on this day in history.  

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

1624  On this day in history birth of jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)  

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on this day in history.  

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

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.  

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on August - 22.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on this day in history.  

1155  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on this day in history.  

1188  On August - 22 death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on August - 22.  

1280  On August - 22 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  On this day in history death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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