1530 On August - 22 birth of bartolomeo Spontone, composer
1601 On August - 22 birth of georges de Scudéry, French writer (d. 1667)
1615 Christopher Gibbons, composer was born on August - 22.
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 August - 22.
1679 Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758) was born on August - 22.
1681 Pierre Danican Philidor, composer was born on August - 22.
1753 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer was born on August - 22.
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 August - 22.
1155 On August - 22 death of konoe, Emperor of Japan (b. 1139)
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 On August - 22 nicholas III, [Giovanni Gaetano Orsini], Italian Pope (1277-80), dies
1286 Death of Erik V Klipping, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.
1304 On this day in history death of john II, Count of Hainaut (b. 1247)