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Historical Events In August - 22

Saturday, 24 October 2020

1973  Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1974  Jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66 on August - 22.  

1976  On this day in history juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73  

1977  Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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  On August - 22 charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57  

1985  Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies on this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history nASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics  

1987  On this day in history madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1  

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

1988  NBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee) on August - 22.  

1989  The first complete ring around Neptune discovered on August - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Canadian icebreaker Louis St-Laurent reaches the North Magnetic Pole on August - 22.  

1994  Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80 on August - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

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

2006  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq  

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  Missouri Governor Eric Greitens grants stay of execution for Marcellus Williams in light of possible new DNA eividence on August - 22.  

2018  On August - 22 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 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 August - 22.  

1615  On August - 22 birth of christopher Gibbons, composer  

1624  Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701) was born on August - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1681  Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on August - 22.  

1753  On this day in history birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer  

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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  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 August - 22.  

1280  On August - 22 nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies  

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

1304  On August - 22 death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)  

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