Historical Events In August - 22
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
1973 Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 on August - 22.
1974 On August - 22 jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66
1976 Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73 on August - 22.
1977 On this day in history sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59
1978 On August - 22 tear gas used to quell riot by 150 prisoners in Sydney's Long Bay Jail who set fire to their cells
1978 On August - 22 ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78
1979 On August - 22 henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69
1982 On this day in history gen Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence
1984 Rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush on this day in history.
1984 Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57 on August - 22.
1985 On August - 22 ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies
1986 NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1
1988 On August - 22 australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala)
1988 On August - 22 nBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)
1989 The first complete ring around Neptune discovered on this day in history.
1990 Pres Bush calls up military reserves on this day in history.
1990 Scores of angry smokers block street near Moscow's Red Square for hours to protest summer-long cigarette shortage on August - 22.
1990 On August - 22 merlin Marston, actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 45
1991 On August - 22 boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide
1993 Don Getz, US filmer (Playpoint) on this day in history.
1994 On August - 22 canadian icebreaker Louis St-Laurent reaches the North Magnetic Pole.
1994 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80 on this day in history.
2005 On this day in history a 4.1-kg (9-pound) meteorite crashes into the Dotito area of Zambezi Escarpment in Zimbabwe, leaving a 15-cm (6-inch) crater.
2006 On August - 22 pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people, including 45 children.
2006 On August - 22 the ICM awards Grigori Perelman the Fields Medal for proving the Poincare conjecture, one of seven Millennium Prize Problems. Perelman refuses the medal.
2007 On this day in history 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.
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 August - 22 2nd Ebola death in Nigera, Africa’s most populated country
2017 India's highest court outlaws instant divorce for Muslim men (talaq, talaq, talaq) on August - 22.
2017 On August - 22 missouri Governor Eric Greitens grants stay of execution for Marcellus Williams in light of possible new DNA eividence
2018 On this day in history 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%)
2018 Discovery of a bone of a 90,000 hybrid human, half Neanderthal, half Denisovan from Anuy River, Siberia published in "Nature" on this day in history.