Historical Events In August - 22
Monday, 19 April 2021
1910 On this day in history george Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies
1911 Mona Lisa stolen from Louvre on this day in history.
1911 Mona Lisa' stolen from the Louvre art gallery, Paris on August - 22.
1911 Mona Lisa stolen from Louvre (Recovered in 1913) on this day in history.
1911 Edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history england defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
1912 On August - 22 edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist
1912 Pope Gregory IX, dies on August - 22.
1913 On August - 22 robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn
1913 On this day in history robert Schollum, composer
1914 On this day in history battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French
1914 Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle on August - 22.
1916 On August - 22 john Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)
1917 On August - 22 pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers
1917 On this day in history john Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat)
1919 On August - 22 earl Cathcart, British major-general
1920 On August - 22 the birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles'
1920 On this day in history anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)
1920 On August - 22 anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60
1921 J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI on this day in history.
1921 James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College) on August - 22.
1922 Micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin) on August - 22.
1922 Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush on August - 22.
1923 Paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4) on August - 22.
1923 Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters) on this day in history.
1924 On August - 22 andrzej Markowski, composer
1926 On this day in history gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa
1926 Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) on this day in history.
1926 Charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers
1929 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history australia regain Ashes on 6th day of 5th Cricket Test
1932 BBS begins experimental regular TV broadcasts on this day in history.
1933 On August - 22 bill Veeck, urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season