Historical Events In August - 22
Thursday, 30 November 2023
1933 On August - 22 adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses), dies at 62
1934 On this day in history australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes
1936 On August - 22 juliette Adam-Lamber, French author (Salon/Nouvelle Revue), dies at 99
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 this day in history.
1942 Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy on August - 22.
1942 Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1943 Soviet troops free Karkov on August - 22.
1944 On this day in history hMS Nabob (Cdn. manned aircraft carrier) severely damaged by torpedo off Norway
1944 On this day in history hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd]
1944 On this day in history raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55
1945 Bob Cristofani scores 110 for Aust Services at Old Trafford on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history baseball approves a 168-game schedule, but later rescinds it
1947 On this day in history 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 On August - 22 abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)
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 The penal colony on Devil's Island is permanently closed on this day in history.
1953 On August - 22 john Norman Lewis contends players have no desire to form a union
1954 On August - 22 wPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 Pres Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF on August - 22.
1956 On this day in history elvis Presley begins filming "The Reno Brothers" (Love Me Tender)
1958 On this day in history roger Martin du Gard, novelist/playwright, dies
1963 NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km) on August - 22.
1963 William Richard Morris, 1st viscount Nuffield motor manufacturer, dies on this day in history.
1965 Henriette de Vreker-Verschuur, actress (Revolt in Mental Home), dies on August - 22.
1966 Apolinary Szeluto, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1967 On August - 22 tom Conway, actor (Mrs Minerva), dies of liver ailment at 63
1968 On this day in history cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry
1968 On this day in history the first papal visit to Latin America (Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota)
1969 On this day in history hurricane Camille strikes U.S. Gulf Coast kills 255
1970 Richard Frank Donovan, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.