Historical Events In August - 22
Friday, 31 March 2023
1910 On this day in history george Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies
1911 On August - 22 mona Lisa stolen from Louvre
1911 Mona Lisa' stolen from the Louvre art gallery, Paris on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history mona Lisa stolen from Louvre (Recovered in 1913)
1911 On August - 22 edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop)
1912 On this day in history england defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament
1912 On August - 22 edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist
1912 On August - 22 pope Gregory IX, dies
1913 Robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn on this day in history.
1913 On August - 22 robert Schollum, composer
1914 Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French on this day in history.
1914 On August - 22 raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle
1916 On this day in history john Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)
1917 Pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers on this day in history.
1917 On August - 22 john Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat)
1919 Earl Cathcart, British major-general on August - 22.
1920 The birth of Ray Bradbury, American author; 'The Martian Chronicles' on August - 22.
1920 On August - 22 anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)
1920 On this day in history anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60
1921 J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history james Menter, principal (Queen Mary College)
1922 On August - 22 micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin)
1922 On August - 22 michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush
1923 On August - 22 paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)
1923 On August - 22 gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters)
1924 On this day in history andrzej Markowski, composer
1926 Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa on August - 22.
1926 On August - 22 bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen)
1926 Charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92 on August - 22.
1927 Babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers on August - 22.
1929 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74 on August - 22.
1930 Australia regain Ashes on 6th day of 5th Cricket Test on August - 22.
1932 BBS begins experimental regular TV broadcasts on August - 22.
1933 Bill Veeck, urges midsummer inter-league games & a split season on August - 22.
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