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Historical Events In August - 22

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1933  Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1937  On August - 22 david C Salas, Antillian writer (Josephina), dies  

1939  On August - 22 dutch border guards take positions for German invasion  

1941  On this day in history nazi troops reach Lenningrad  

1942  Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72  

1943  Soviet troops free Karkov on August - 22.  

1944  On this day in history hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway  

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  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history cBC tele-cine projectionist inserts a slide upside down; Canada's first known TV gaffe.  

1952  On August - 22 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 22 william Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies  

1965  On this day in history henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies  

1966  On August - 22 apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82  

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

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 August - 22.  

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

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  On this day in history birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

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

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  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On August - 22 abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies  

1155  On this day in history death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)  

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

1241  Gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on August - 22.  

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