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