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Historical Events In August - 22

Sunday, 09 May 2021

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

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  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  On this day in history ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78  

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

1982  On August - 22 gen Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence  

1984  On this day in history rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush  

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  On August - 22 nASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics  

1987  On August - 22 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 this day in history.  

1989  On this day in history the first complete ring around Neptune discovered  

1990  Pres Bush calls up military reserves on this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history 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 August - 22.  

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  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 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 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  47 people are killed in the Syrian civil war on August - 22.  

2013  On this day in history 14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq  

2014  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 August - 22.  

1681  On this day in history birth of pierre Danican Philidor, composer  

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 August - 22.  

0634  Abd Allah Abu Bekr, Arabic merchant/1st kalief of Islam, dies on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history 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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