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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 07 March 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 August - 22.  

1911  On this day in history 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  On August - 22 england defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament  

1912  On this day in history edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist  

1912  Pope Gregory IX, dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle  

1916  On this day in history john Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)  

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  On August - 22 the birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles'  

1920  On August - 22 anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)  

1920  Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1921  J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI on August - 22.  

1921  James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College) on August - 22.  

1922  Micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin) on August - 22.  

1922  On August - 22 michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush  

1923  On August - 22 paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)  

1923  On this day in history gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters)  

1924  Andrzej Markowski, composer on August - 22.  

1926  Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa on this day in history.  

1926  Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1929  Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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  On August - 22 birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  On August - 22 birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)  

1615  On this day in history birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

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 August - 22.  

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on August - 22.  

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  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on August - 22.  

1155  On this day in history death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)  

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

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  

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

1286  On this day in history 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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