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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 09 May 2021

1933  On this day in history adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62  

1934  Australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99  

1937  On this day in history david C Salas, Antillian writer (Josephina), dies  

1939  Dutch border guards take positions for German invasion on August - 22.  

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

1943  On this day in history soviet troops free Karkov  

1944  On August - 22 hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway  

1944  On August - 22 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 August - 22.  

1946  On this day in history baseball approves a 168-game schedule, but later rescinds it  

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

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

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  On this day in history pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF  

1956  Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender) on August - 22.  

1958  Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies on August - 22.  

1963  On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km)  

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 August - 22.  

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

1967  On August - 22 tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63  

1968  On August - 22 cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry  

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 this day in history 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 August - 22 birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer  

1601  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on August - 22.  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on August - 22.  

1624  Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 22.  

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

1753  Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on August - 22.  

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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  On this day in history abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

1155  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on this day in history.  

1188  On this day in history death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on August - 22.  

1280  On August - 22 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 August - 22.  

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