Historical Events In August - 22
Monday, 28 September 2020
1933 Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62 on August - 22.
1934 On this day in history australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes
1936 Juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99 on August - 22.
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 On August - 22 nazi troops reach Lenningrad
1942 Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on August - 22.
1942 On this day in history henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72
1943 Soviet troops free Karkov on August - 22.
1944 On August - 22 hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway
1944 Hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd] on this day in history.
1944 On August - 22 raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
1945 On August - 22 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 August - 22 14th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Chi Bears 0 (105,840)
1949 On August - 22 in the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake.
1950 On this day in history abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)
1951 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1952 The penal colony on Devil's Island is permanently closed on this day in history.
1953 John Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union on August - 22.
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 Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender) on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies
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 Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies on August - 22.
1966 Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 on August - 22.
1967 Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63 on August - 22.
1968 On this day in history cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry
1968 On August - 22 the first papal visit to Latin America (Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota)
1969 Hurricane Camille strikes U.S. Gulf Coast kills 255 on this day in history.
1970 Richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.