Historical Events In August - 22
Monday, 19 April 2021
1973 Louise Huff, actress (Sea Waif, Caprice, Disraeli), dies at 77 on August - 22.
1974 On this day in history jacob Bronowsky, British mathematician/cultural historian, dies at 66
1976 Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1977 Sebastian Cabot, actor (Mr French-Family Affair), dies at 59 on August - 22.
1978 On August - 22 tear gas used to quell riot by 150 prisoners in Sydney's Long Bay Jail who set fire to their cells
1978 On this day in history ignazio Silone, Italian author (Fontamara, Pane e vino), dies at 78
1979 Henry Beernink, politician, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1982 Gen Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence on this day in history.
1984 Rep convention in Dallas renominates Pres Reagan and VP Bush on this day in history.
1984 On August - 22 charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57
1985 On August - 22 ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies
1986 NASA announces tests designed to verify ignition pressure dynamics on this day in history.
1987 On August - 22 madonna's "Who's "That Girl," single goes #1
1988 On August - 22 australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala)
1988 On August - 22 nBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)
1989 The first complete ring around Neptune discovered on August - 22.
1990 On this day in history pres Bush calls up military reserves
1990 On this day in history scores of angry smokers block street near Moscow's Red Square for hours to protest summer-long cigarette shortage.
1990 Merlin Marston, actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 45 on August - 22.
1991 On August - 22 boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide
1993 On August - 22 don Getz, US filmer (Playpoint)
1994 On August - 22 canadian icebreaker Louis St-Laurent reaches the North Magnetic Pole.
1994 Leo Lerman, actor/manager/critic (Dance Magazine), dies at 80 on this day in history.
2005 A 4.1-kg (9-pound) meteorite crashes into the Dotito area of Zambezi Escarpment in Zimbabwe, leaving a 15-cm (6-inch) crater on August - 22.
2006 On August - 22 pulkovo Airlines Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people, including 45 children.
2006 On August - 22 the ICM awards Grigori Perelman the Fields Medal for proving the Poincare conjecture, one of seven Millennium Prize Problems. Perelman refuses the medal.
2007 The Texas Rangers score thirty runs in one game, setting the modern (post-1900) MLB record for most runs by one team in a single game, in a 30-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on August - 22.
2012 47 people are killed in the Syrian civil war on August - 22.
2013 14 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Western Iraq on this day in history.
2014 2nd Ebola death in Nigera, Africa’s most populated country on this day in history.
2017 On August - 22 india's highest court outlaws instant divorce for Muslim men (talaq, talaq, talaq)
2017 On this day in history missouri Governor Eric Greitens grants stay of execution for Marcellus Williams in light of possible new DNA eividence
2018 Longest ever bull market for Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index at 3,453 days (using 19.9 percent decline in 1990 as the start, usually 20%) on this day in history.
2018 On August - 22 discovery of a bone of a 90,000 hybrid human, half Neanderthal, half Denisovan from Anuy River, Siberia published in "Nature"