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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  Bartolomeo Spontone, composer was born on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on August - 22.  

1624  Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701) was born on August - 22.  

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on August - 22.  

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

1681  On this day in history birth of pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

1753  On August - 22 birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

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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 August - 22.  

0634  On August - 22 abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

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

1188  Death of Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) on this day in history.  

1241  On this day in history 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  On August - 22 death of erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

1304  On August - 22 death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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