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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.  

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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  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on August - 22.  

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

1624  On August - 22 birth of jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)  

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

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

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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 this day in history.  

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 August - 22.  

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  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on this day in history.  

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