Historical Events In August - 22
Monday, 19 April 2021
1681 Pierre Danican Philidor, composer on this day in history.
1707 Prince Eugenius van Savoye siege of Toulon on August - 22.
1711 On this day in history british Admiral Hovenden Walker's assault on New France falters as 8 of his 15 warships are wrecked in gales and heavy fog in the St. Lawrence; nearly 900 men drown; 25 ships remaining in fleet return to England.
1715 On August - 22 handel's "Watermusic" premieres on Thames
1717 Spanish troops lands on Sardinia on this day in history.
1753 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer on this day in history.
1755 Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies on this day in history.
1760 Leo XII, [Annibale Sermattei], Italy, Pope (1823-29) on August - 22.
1762 On August - 22 first female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury
1762 On this day in history 1st female (Ann Franklin) US newspaper editor, Newport RI, Mercury
1766 Joseph-Denis Doche, composer on this day in history.
1770 James Cook's expedition lands on the east coast of Australia on August - 22.
1771 On August - 22 jan Joseph Rosler, composer
1775 On August - 22 king George III proclaims colonies to be in open rebellion
1780 Resolution, without Capt Cook, returns to England on August - 22.
1787 On this day in history john Fitch's steamboat completes its tests, years before Fulton
1788 British create the settlement of Sierra Leone, Africa, for freed slaves on this day in history.
1788 Sierra Leone, settled by British as a former haven for slaves on August - 22.
1788 Thomas Tredgold, engineer/carpenter on August - 22.
1791 On August - 22 haitian Revolution begins
1791 Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman on August - 22.
1793 On this day in history louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80
1795 On August - 22 abraham Capadose, physician/missionary
1798 On August - 22 french forces land in Ireland
1798 French troops land in Kilcummin harbour, County Mayo, Ireland to aid Wolfe Tone's United Irishmen's Irish Rebellion on August - 22.
1801 On August - 22 pieter G van Overstraten, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 46
1818 On August - 22 grand duchy of Bathe forms
1818 Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1822 On this day in history george Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-Calif, 1883-87)
1826 Colonies under Jedediah Strong Smith move near Salt Lake Utah on this day in history.
1827 José de La Mar becomes President of Peru on this day in history.
1827 On August - 22 edouard Silas, composer
1828 On August - 22 franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology), dies at 70
1831 John White, composer, dies at 52 on August - 22.