Historical Events In August - 22
Saturday, 25 March 2023
1933 Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62 on August - 22.
1934 Australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes on this day in history.
1936 Juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99 on this day in history.
1937 David C Salas, Antillian writer (Josephina), dies on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history dutch border guards take positions for German invasion
1941 Nazi troops reach Lenningrad on August - 22.
1942 On this day in history brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
1942 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72 on August - 22.
1943 Soviet troops free Karkov on this day in history.
1944 On August - 22 hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway
1944 Hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd] on August - 22.
1944 Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55 on August - 22.
1945 On August - 22 bob Cristofani scores 110 for Aust Services at Old Trafford
1946 On August - 22 baseball approves a 168-game schedule, but later rescinds it
1947 On August - 22 14th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Chi Bears 0 (105,840)
1949 In the Queen Charlotte Island a 8.1 earthquake was Canada's largest historic earthquake on this day in history.
1950 Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50) on August - 22.
1951 Harlem Globetrotters play in Olympic Stadium, Berlin before 75,052 on August - 22.
1952 On this day in history cBC tele-cine projectionist inserts a slide upside down; Canada's first known TV gaffe.
1952 On August - 22 the penal colony on Devil's Island is permanently closed.
1953 On this day in history john Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union
1954 On this day in history wPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 On this day in history pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF
1956 Elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender) on August - 22.
1958 Roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies on August - 22.
1963 On this day in history nASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km)
1963 William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies on August - 22.
1965 On this day in history henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies
1966 Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 on August - 22.
1967 Tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63 on this day in history.
1968 Cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry on this day in history.
1968 The first papal visit to Latin America (Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota) on August - 22.
1969 On this day in history hurricane Camille strikes U.S. Gulf Coast kills 255
1970 On August - 22 richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78
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