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Historical Events In August - 22

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

1973  On this day in history louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77  

1974  Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1976  Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73 on August - 22.  

1977  Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59 on August - 22.  

1978  Tear gas used to quell riot by 150 prisoners in Sydney's Long Bay Jail who set fire to their cells on this day in history.  

1978  Ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78 on August - 22.  

1979  On this day in history henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69  

1982  Gen Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence on this day in history.  

1984  Rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush on August - 22.  

1984  Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1985  Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies on August - 22.  

1986  NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics on August - 22.  

1987  Madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1 on this day in history.  

1988  Australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala) on this day in history.  

1988  On August - 22 nBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)  

1989  On August - 22 the first complete ring around Neptune discovered  

1990  Pres Bush calls up military reserves on August - 22.  

1990  On August - 22 scores of angry smokers block street near Moscow's Red Square for hours to protest summer-long cigarette shortage.  

1990  Merlin Marston, actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 45 on this day in history.  

1991  Boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide on August - 22.  

1993  Don Getz, US filmer (Playpoint) on August - 22.  

1994  On August - 22 canadian icebreaker Louis St-Laurent reaches the North Magnetic Pole.  

1994  On August - 22 leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80  

2005  A 4.1-kg (9-pound) meteorite crashes into the Dotito area of Zambezi Escarpment in Zimbabwe, leaving a 15-cm (6-inch) crater on August - 22.  

2006  On this day in history pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people, including 45 children.  

2006  The ICM awards Grigori Perelman the Fields Medal for proving the Poincare conjecture, one of seven Millennium Prize Problems. Perelman refuses the medal on this day in history.  

2007  The Texas Rangers score thirty runs in one game, setting the modern (post-1900) MLB record for most runs by one team in a single game, in a 30-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on August - 22.  

2012  On August - 22 47 people are killed in the Syrian civil war  

2013  14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq on August - 22.  

2014  On this day in history 2nd Ebola death in Nigera, Africa’s most populated country  

2017  On this day in history india's highest court outlaws instant divorce for Muslim men (talaq, talaq, talaq)  

2017  On this day in history missouri Governor Eric Greitens grants stay of execution for Marcellus Williams in light of possible new DNA eividence  

2018  Longest ever bull market for Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index at 3,453 days (using 19.9 percent decline in 1990 as the start, usually 20%) on this day in history.  

2018  Discovery of a bone of a 90,000 hybrid human, half Neanderthal, half Denisovan from Anuy River, Siberia published in "Nature" on August - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1530  Bartolomeo Spontone, composer was born on this day in history.  

1601  Georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667) was born on this day in history.  

1615  Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on this day in history.  

1624  On this day in history birth of jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)  

1647  Denis Papin, French physicist (Papiniaanse pot, steam machine) was born on this day in history.  

1679  On August - 22 birth of pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)  

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

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


Famous Deaths In August - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0408  Flavius Stilicho, West Roman field leader (395-408), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on August - 22.  

1155  Death of Konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139) on August - 22.  

1188  On August - 22 death of ferdinand II, King of Leon (b. 1137)  

1241  On this day in history gregory IX, [Ugolino di Segni], Italian Pope, dies  

1280  Nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies on August - 22.  

1286  Death of Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 22.  

1304  Death of John II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247) on this day in history.  

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