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 Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on August - 22.
1624 On August - 22 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 Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.
1681 Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on this day in history.
1753 On this day in history birth of christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer
0408 On August - 22 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 August - 22.
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 On August - 22 death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)