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Historical Events In August - 22

Friday, 03 July 2020

1933  On August - 22 adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62  

1934  On this day in history australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes  

1936  On August - 22 juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99  

1937  On August - 22 david C Salas, Antillian writer (Josephina), dies  

1939  Dutch border guards take positions for German invasion on this day in history.  

1941  Nazi troops reach Lenningrad on this day in history.  

1942  Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72  

1943  On August - 22 soviet troops free Karkov  

1944  HMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd]  

1944  Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55 on August - 22.  

1945  On this day in history bob Cristofani scores 110 for Aust Services at Old Trafford  

1946  Baseball approves a 168-game schedule, but later rescinds it on August - 22.  

1947  On this day in history 14th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Chi Bears 0 (105,840)  

1949  On this day in history in the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake.  

1950  Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50) on August - 22.  

1951  Harlem Globetrotters play in Olympic Stadium, Berlin before 75,052 on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history cBC tele-cine projectionist inserts a slide upside down; Canada's first known TV gaffe.  

1952  On this day in history the penal colony on Devil's Island is permanently closed.  

1953  John Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union on August - 22.  

1954  WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting on August - 22.  

1956  Pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF on this day in history.  

1956  Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender) on this day in history.  

1958  Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies on this day in history.  

1963  NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km) on August - 22.  

1963  William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies on August - 22.  

1965  Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82  

1967  On this day in history tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63  

1968  Cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry on this day in history.  

1968  The first papal visit to Latin America (Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota) on August - 22.  

1969  Hurricane Camille strikes U.S. Gulf Coast kills 255 on August - 22.  

1970  On August - 22 richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78  

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

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

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

1647  On this day in history birth of denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)  

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

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