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Historical Events In August - 22

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1933  On this day in history 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 this day in history juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99  

1937  David C Salas, Antillian writer (Josephina), dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy  

1942  On August - 22 henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72  

1943  Soviet troops free Karkov on August - 22.  

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  On this day in history raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55  

1945  Bob Cristofani scores 110 for Aust Services at Old Trafford on this day in history.  

1946  On August - 22 baseball approves a 168-game schedule, but later rescinds it  

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

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

1950  On this day in history abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)  

1951  On August - 22 harlem Globetrotters play in Olympic Stadium, Berlin before 75,052  

1952  CBC tele-cine projectionist inserts a slide upside down; Canada's first known TV gaffe on August - 22.  

1952  On August - 22 the penal colony on Devil's Island is permanently closed.  

1953  On August - 22 john Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union  

1954  On this day in history wPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting  

1956  On August - 22 pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF  

1956  On this day in history elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)  

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  On this day in history william Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies  

1965  On August - 22 henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies  

1966  Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

1967  Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63 on August - 22.  

1968  Cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry on August - 22.  

1968  The first papal visit to Latin America (Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota) on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history hurricane Camille strikes U.S. Gulf Coast kills 255  

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  On this day in history birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

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

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

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

1647  On August - 22 birth of denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine)  

1679  On this day in history birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

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

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  On this day in history 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  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on August - 22.  

1188  Death of Ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137) on August - 22.  

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

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

1286  On August - 22 death of erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered  

1304  On this day in history death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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