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August 22nd, 2007 (August 22 2007)EventThe Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
August 22nd, 2007 (August 22 2007)EventThe Storm botnet, a botnet created by the Storm Worm, sends out a record 57 million e-mails in one day
August 22nd, 2006 (August 22 2006)DeathBruce Gary, American rock drummer, producer (The Knack) (born in 1951)
August 22nd, 2005 (August 22 2005)DeathLuc Ferrari, French composer (born in 1929)
August 22nd, 2004 (August 22 2004)EventA version of The Scream and Madonna, two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo, Norway.Edvard Munch Quotes
August 22nd, 2004 (August 22 2004)DeathKonstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (born in 1960)
August 22nd, 2004 (August 22 2004)DeathDaniel Petrie, Canadian-born television and movie director (born in 1920)
August 22nd, 2004 (August 22 2004)DeathAl Dvorin, American announcer on Elvis Presley s shows (born in c.1923)Elvis Presley Quotes
August 22nd, 2003 (August 22 2003)EventAlabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was suspended after refusing to comply with a federal court order to remove a rock inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lobby of the Alabama Supreme Court building.
August 22nd, 2003 (August 22 2003)DeathArnold Gerschwiler, Swiss-born figure skating trainer (born in 1914)
August 22nd, 2003 (August 22 2003)DeathGenerosa Ammon, widow of Ted Ammon (born in 1956)
August 22nd, 2003 (August 22 2003)DeathImperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (born in 1906)
August 22nd, 1994 (August 22 1994)DeathGilles Groulx, French Canadian film director (born in 1931)
August 22nd, 1992 (August 22 1992)EventFBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
August 22nd, 1991 (August 22 1991)DeathColleen Dewhurst, Canadian actress (born in 1924)
August 22nd, 1989 (August 22 1989)EventThe first ring of Neptune is discovered.
August 22nd, 1989 (August 22 1989)EventNolan Ryan strikes out Rickey Henderson to become the first Major League Baseball pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts.
August 22nd, 1989 (August 22 1989)DeathHuey P. Newton, American activist (born in 1942)
August 22nd, 1986 (August 22 1986)BirthKeiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress
August 22nd, 1984 (August 22 1984)BirthLee Camp, English football goalkeeper
August 22nd, 1983 (August 22 1983)BirthTheo Bos, Dutch cyclist
August 22nd, 1983 (August 22 1983)BirthLaura Breckenridge, American actress
August 22nd, 1982 (August 22 1982)BirthHeather Campbell, Canadian writer
August 22nd, 1981 (August 22 1981)BirthAlex Holmes, American football player
August 22nd, 1980 (August 22 1980)BirthChristi Shake, American model and actress
August 22nd, 1980 (August 22 1980)BirthRoland Benschneider, German footballer
August 22nd, 1980 (August 22 1980)BirthNicolas Macrozonaris, French-Canadian track-and-field athlete
August 22nd, 1980 (August 22 1980)DeathJames Smith McDonnell, American aircraft manufacturer (born in 1899)James Smith Quotes
August 22nd, 1980 (August 22 1980)DeathAlfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz) (born in 1891)
August 22nd, 1979 (August 22 1979)DeathJames T. Farrell, American novelist (born in 1904)
August 22nd, 1978 (August 22 1978)EventThe Frente Sandinista de Liberacion or FSLN occupies national palace in Nicaragua.
August 22nd, 1978 (August 22 1978)BirthJeff Stinco, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
August 22nd, 1978 (August 22 1978)DeathJomo Kenyatta, first President of Kenya (born in c. 1892)
August 22nd, 1977 (August 22 1977)BirthHei?ar Helguson, Icelandic footballer
August 22nd, 1977 (August 22 1977)BirthKeren Cytter, Israeli visual artist
August 22nd, 1977 (August 22 1977)BirthJenna Leigh Green, American actress
August 22nd, 1977 (August 22 1977)DeathSebastian Cabot, English-born actor (born in 1918)
August 22nd, 1976 (August 22 1976)DeathJuscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, President of Brazil (born in 1902)
August 22nd, 1976 (August 22 1976)DeathGina Bachauer, Greek pianist (born in 1913)
August 22nd, 1975 (August 22 1975)BirthClint Bolton, Australian footballer
August 22nd, 1975 (August 22 1975)BirthSheree Murphy, British actress
August 22nd, 1975 (August 22 1975)BirthRodrigo Santoro, Brazilian actor
August 22nd, 1974 (August 22 1974)BirthWilliam Kucmierowski, American professional wrestler
August 22nd, 1974 (August 22 1974)BirthAgustin Pichot, Argentine rugby player
August 22nd, 1974 (August 22 1974)BirthStefano Verderi, Italian guitarman
August 22nd, 1974 (August 22 1974)DeathJacob Bronowski, Polish-English mathematician & TV presenter (born in 1908)
August 22nd, 1973 (August 22 1973)BirthKristen Wiig, American comedian
August 22nd, 1973 (August 22 1973)BirthHowie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
August 22nd, 1973 (August 22 1973)DeathLouise Huff, American actress (born in 1895)
August 22nd, 1972 (August 22 1972)EventRhodesia is expelled by the IOC for its racist policies.
August 22nd, 1972 (August 22 1972)BirthSteve Kline, American baseball player
August 22nd, 1972 (August 22 1972)BirthOkkert Brits, South African pole vaulter
August 22nd, 1972 (August 22 1972)BirthMax Wilson, Brazilian racing driver
August 22nd, 1971 (August 22 1971)EventJ. Edgar Hoover and John Mitchell announce the arrest of 20 of the Camden 28.John Mitchell Quotes
August 22nd, 1971 (August 22 1971)BirthRichard Armitage, English actor
August 22nd, 1971 (August 22 1971)BirthRick Yune, Korean American actor
August 22nd, 1970 (August 22 1970)BirthCharlie Connelly, English writer
August 22nd, 1970 (August 22 1970)BirthGiada De Laurentiis, Italian-born American chef and television host
August 22nd, 1970 (August 22 1970)DeathVladimir Propp, Russian structuralist scholar (born in 1895)
August 22nd, 1968 (August 22 1968)EventPope Paul VI arrives in Bogota, Colombia. It is the first visit of a pope to Latin America.
August 22nd, 1968 (August 22 1968)BirthPaul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys)
August 22nd, 1968 (August 22 1968)BirthAlexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer
August 22nd, 1968 (August 22 1968)BirthHorst Skoff, Austrian tennis player
August 22nd, 1968 (August 22 1968)BirthRich Lowry, American magazine editor
August 22nd, 1967 (August 22 1967)BirthLayne Staley, American musician (Alice in Chains) (died in 2002)
August 22nd, 1967 (August 22 1967)BirthAdewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor
August 22nd, 1967 (August 22 1967)BirthAnt, American comedian
August 22nd, 1967 (August 22 1967)BirthTy Burrell, American actor
August 22nd, 1967 (August 22 1967)BirthAlfred Gough, American screenwriter
August 22nd, 1967 (August 22 1967)BirthYukiko Okada, Japanese singer (died in 1986)
August 22nd, 1967 (August 22 1967)DeathGregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (born in 1903)
August 22nd, 1966 (August 22 1966)EventLabor movements NFWA and AWOC merge to become the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC), predecessor of the United Farm Workers.
August 22nd, 1966 (August 22 1966)BirthEric Andolsek, American football player (died in 1992)
August 22nd, 1966 (August 22 1966)BirthGZA, American rapper
August 22nd, 1966 (August 22 1966)BirthRob Witschge, Dutch footballer
August 22nd, 1965 (August 22 1965)BirthTom Gibis, American voice actor
August 22nd, 1965 (August 22 1965)DeathEllen Church, First American airline stewardess (born in 1904)
August 22nd, 1964 (August 22 1964)BirthMats Wilander, Swedish tennis player
August 22nd, 1963 (August 22 1963)EventJoe Walker in X-15 test plane reaches altitude of 106 km (67 miles).
August 22nd, 1963 (August 22 1963)BirthTori Amos, American singer/songwriterTori Amos Quotes
August 22nd, 1963 (August 22 1963)BirthTerry Catledge, American basketball player
August 22nd, 1962 (August 22 1962)EventAn attempt to assassinate French president Charles de Gaulle fails.Charles de Gaulle Quotes
August 22nd, 1962 (August 22 1962)EventThe NS Savannah, the world s first nuclear-powered cargo ship, completes its maiden voyage.
August 22nd, 1961 (August 22 1961)BirthRoland Orzabal, British musician (Tears for Fears)
August 22nd, 1961 (August 22 1961)BirthDebbi Peterson, American singer (The Bangles)
August 22nd, 1960 (August 22 1960)DeathEduard Putsep, Estonian wrestler and Olympic medalist (born in 1898)
August 22nd, 1959 (August 22 1959)BirthJuan Croucier, American musician
August 22nd, 1959 (August 22 1959)BirthPia Gjellerup, Danish politician
August 22nd, 1958 (August 22 1958)BirthColm Feore, American-born actor
August 22nd, 1958 (August 22 1958)BirthLane Huffman, American professional wrestler
August 22nd, 1958 (August 22 1958)BirthVernon Reid, American musician (Living Colour)
August 22nd, 1958 (August 22 1958)DeathRoger Martin du Gard, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1881)
August 22nd, 1957 (August 22 1957)BirthSteve Davis, English snooker player
August 22nd, 1956 (August 22 1956)BirthPaul Molitor, baseball player
August 22nd, 1955 (August 22 1955)BirthWill Shetterly, writer
August 22nd, 1955 (August 22 1955)BirthChiranjeevi, Telugu film actor
August 22nd, 1953 (August 22 1953)BirthPaul Ellering, American wrestling manager
August 22nd, 1953 (August 22 1953)DeathJim Tabor, baseball player (born in 1916)
August 22nd, 1952 (August 22 1952)EventThe penal colony on Devil s Island is permanently closed.
August 22nd, 1952 (August 22 1952)BirthPeter Laughner, American singer and guitarist (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (died in 1977)
August 22nd, 1951 (August 22 1951)BirthChandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese politician
August 22nd, 1950 (August 22 1950)EventAlthea Gibson becomes the first black competitor in international tennis.
August 22nd, 1950 (August 22 1950)BirthRay Burris, baseball player
August 22nd, 1950 (August 22 1950)DeathKirk Bryan, American geologist (born in 1888)
August 22nd, 1949 (August 22 1949)EventQueen Charlotte earthquake: Canada s largest earthquake since the 1700 Cascadia earthquake
August 22nd, 1949 (August 22 1949)BirthDiana Nyad, American swimmer, world record holder
August 22nd, 1949 (August 22 1949)BirthDoug Bair, baseball player
August 22nd, 1949 (August 22 1949)Birth?orarinn Eldjarn, an Icelandic writer
August 22nd, 1949 (August 22 1949)BirthAlfred Musema, Rwandan genocidaire
August 22nd, 1948 (August 22 1948)BirthEleonora Brown, Italian actress
August 22nd, 1947 (August 22 1947)BirthCindy Williams, American actress
August 22nd, 1947 (August 22 1947)BirthDonna Godchaux, singer (Grateful Dead)
August 22nd, 1945 (August 22 1945)BirthRon Dante, American songwriter and record producer (The Archies)
August 22nd, 1945 (August 22 1945)BirthErol Gelenbe, Turkish computer scientist and mathematician
August 22nd, 1944 (August 22 1944)EventWorld War II: Thirty-two Spaniards & four French Maquis tackle a German column (1,300 men in 60 lorries, with 6 tanks & 2 self-propelled guns), at La Madeiline, France. Three Maquis are wounded, with 110 Germans killed and 200 wounded.
August 22nd, 1944 (August 22 1944)EventWorld War II: Romania captured by the Soviet Union.
August 22nd, 1943 (August 22 1943)BirthMasatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist
August 22nd, 1942 (August 22 1942)EventWorld War II: Brazil declared war on Germany and Italy.
August 22nd, 1942 (August 22 1942)BirthUgur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (died in 1993)
August 22nd, 1942 (August 22 1942)DeathMichel Fokine, Russian choreographer and dancer (born in 1880)
August 22nd, 1941 (August 22 1941)EventWorld War II: German troops reach Leningrad, leading to the siege of Leningrad.
August 22nd, 1941 (August 22 1941)BirthBill Parcells, American football coach
August 22nd, 1940 (August 22 1940)BirthValerie Harper, American actress
August 22nd, 1940 (August 22 1940)BirthBill McCartney, former college football coach
August 22nd, 1940 (August 22 1940)DeathSir Oliver Joseph Lodge, English physicist, spiritualist, pioneer in wireless telegraphy (born in 1851)
August 22nd, 1939 (August 22 1939)BirthGeorge Reinholt, American actor
August 22nd, 1939 (August 22 1939)BirthCarl Yastrzemski, baseball player
August 22nd, 1938 (August 22 1938)BirthPaul Maguire, American football commentator
August 22nd, 1936 (August 22 1936)BirthDale Hawkins, American singer and songwriter
August 22nd, 1935 (August 22 1935)BirthE. Annie Proulx, American author
August 22nd, 1934 (August 22 1934)BirthNorman Schwarzkopf, U.S. general
August 22nd, 1934 (August 22 1934)BirthSir Donald McIntyre, English bass-baritone
August 22nd, 1932 (August 22 1932)EventThe BBC first experiments with television broadcasting. See also Timeline of the BBC
August 22nd, 1932 (August 22 1932)BirthGerald P. Carr, American astronaut
August 22nd, 1930 (August 22 1930)BirthGilmar, Brazilian football player
August 22nd, 1928 (August 22 1928)BirthTinga Seisay, Sierra Leonean diplomat and pro-democracy advocate
August 22nd, 1928 (August 22 1928)BirthKarlheinz Stockhausen, German composer (died in 2007)Karlheinz Stockhausen Quotes
August 22nd, 1926 (August 22 1926)EventGold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
August 22nd, 1926 (August 22 1926)DeathCharles W. Eliot, American President of Harvard University (born in 1834)
August 22nd, 1925 (August 22 1925)BirthHonor Blackman, English actress
August 22nd, 1925 (August 22 1925)BirthJames Kirkwood, Jr., American playwright and author (died in 1989)James Wood Quotes
August 22nd, 1922 (August 22 1922)EventMichael Collins, Commander-in-Chief of the Irish Free State Army is shot dead during an Anti-Treaty ambush at Beal na mBlath, County Cork, during the Irish Civil War.Michael Collins Quotes
August 22nd, 1922 (August 22 1922)BirthMicheline Presle, French actress
August 22nd, 1922 (August 22 1922)DeathMichael Collins, Irish revolutionary (born in 1890)Michael Collins Quotes
August 22nd, 1920 (August 22 1920)BirthRay Bradbury, American writerRay Bradbury Quotes
August 22nd, 1920 (August 22 1920)BirthDenton Cooley, American heart surgeon
August 22nd, 1918 (August 22 1918)BirthMary McGrory, American journalist (died in 2004)
August 22nd, 1918 (August 22 1918)DeathKorbinian Brodmann, German neurologist (born in 1868)
August 22nd, 1917 (August 22 1917)BirthJohn Lee Hooker, American guitarist and singer (died in 2001)
August 22nd, 1915 (August 22 1915)BirthDavid Dellinger, American social rights and peace movement leader (died in 2004)
August 22nd, 1915 (August 22 1915)BirthHugh Paddick, British actor (died in 2000)
August 22nd, 1915 (August 22 1915)BirthJames Hillier, Co-inventor of the electron microscope (died in 2007)
August 22nd, 1915 (August 22 1915)BirthEdward Szczepanik, former Polish Prime Minister (died in 2005)
August 22nd, 1914 (August 22 1914)EventWorld War I: In Belgium, British and German troops clash for the first time in the war.
August 22nd, 1914 (August 22 1914)DeathGiacomo Radini-Tedeschi bishop of Bergamo
August 22nd, 1913 (August 22 1913)BirthBruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (died in 1993)
August 22nd, 1911 (August 22 1911)EventTheft of the Mona Lisa is discovered.
August 22nd, 1910 (August 22 1910)EventJapan illicitly annexes Korea with the signing of the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty. The name Korea was abolished and replaced with the ancient name Joseon.
August 22nd, 1909 (August 22 1909)BirthJulius J. Epstein, American screenwriter (died in 2000)
August 22nd, 1909 (August 22 1909)BirthMel Hein, American football player (died in 1992)
August 22nd, 1909 (August 22 1909)BirthLucille Ricksen, American actress (died in 1925)
August 22nd, 1908 (August 22 1908)BirthHenri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer (died in 2004)
August 22nd, 1904 (August 22 1904)BirthDeng Xiaoping, Premier of the People s Republic of China (died in 1997) Deng Xiaoping Quotes
August 22nd, 1903 (August 22 1903)DeathRobert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1830)
August 22nd, 1902 (August 22 1902)EventTheodore Roosevelt became the first President of the United States to ride in an automobile.Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
August 22nd, 1902 (August 22 1902)EventThe German Luger becomes the official German sidearm for both World Wars.
August 22nd, 1902 (August 22 1902)BirthLeni Riefenstahl, German film director (died in 2003)
August 22nd, 1902 (August 22 1902)BirthThomas Pelly, American politician (died in 1973)
August 22nd, 1901 (August 22 1901)EventCadillac Motor Company founded.
August 22nd, 1900 (August 22 1900)BirthSergei Ozhegov, Russian lexicographer (died in 1964)
August 22nd, 1895 (August 22 1895)BirthPaul Comtois, French Canadian politician (died in 1966)
August 22nd, 1893 (August 22 1893)BirthDorothy Parker, American writer (died in 1967)Dorothy Parker Quotes
August 22nd, 1893 (August 22 1893)BirthWilfred Kitching, British Salvation Army general (died in 1977)
August 22nd, 1891 (August 22 1891)BirthJacques Lipchitz, Lithuanian-born American sculptor (died in 1973)
August 22nd, 1891 (August 22 1891)DeathJan Neruda, Czech author (born in 1834)
August 22nd, 1887 (August 22 1887)BirthLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German minister of finance (died in 1977)
August 22nd, 1880 (August 22 1880)BirthGeorge Herriman, American cartoonist (died in 1944)
August 22nd, 1880 (August 22 1880)BirthGorch Fock, German author and poet (died in 1916)
August 22nd, 1875 (August 22 1875)EventThe Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands. Ovid Quotes
August 22nd, 1874 (August 22 1874)BirthMax Scheler, German philosopher (died in 1928) Philo Quotes
August 22nd, 1873 (August 22 1873)BirthAlexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (died in 1928) Philo Quotes
August 22nd, 1867 (August 22 1867)BirthMaximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (died in 1939)
August 22nd, 1864 (August 22 1864)EventTwelve nations sign the First Geneva Convention. The Red Cross is formed.
August 22nd, 1862 (August 22 1862)BirthClaude Debussy, French composer (died in 1918)
August 22nd, 1861 (August 22 1861)DeathXianfeng, Emperor of China (born in 1831)
August 22nd, 1860 (August 22 1860)BirthPaul Gottlieb Nipkow, German inventor (died in 1940)
August 22nd, 1860 (August 22 1860)BirthEleonore of Reuss-Kostritz, tsaritsa of Bulgaria (died in 1917)
August 22nd, 1857 (August 22 1857)BirthNed Hanlon, American baseball player and manager (died in 1937)
August 22nd, 1854 (August 22 1854)BirthMilan I, King of Serbia (died in 1901)
August 22nd, 1851 (August 22 1851)EventThe first America s Cup is won by the yacht America.
August 22nd, 1850 (August 22 1850)DeathNikolaus Lenau, Austrian poet (born in 1802)
August 22nd, 1849 (August 22 1849)EventFirst air raid in history. Austria launched pilotless balloons against the Italian city of Venice.
August 22nd, 1848 (August 22 1848)EventThe United States annexes New Mexico.
August 22nd, 1848 (August 22 1848)BirthMelville E. Stone, American newspaper publisher (died in 1929)
August 22nd, 1845 (August 22 1845)BirthWilliam Lewis Douglas, 42nd Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1924)
August 22nd, 1836 (August 22 1836)BirthArchibald MacNeal Willard, American artist (died in 1918)
August 22nd, 1834 (August 22 1834)BirthSamuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer (died in 1906)
August 22nd, 1831 (August 22 1831)EventNat Turner s slave rebellion revolt commences just after midnight in Southampton, Virginia, leading to the deaths of more than 50 whites and several hundred African Americans who were killed in retaliation for the uprising.
August 22nd, 1828 (August 22 1828)DeathFranz Joseph Gall, Austrian neuroscientist (born in 1758)
August 22nd, 1827 (August 22 1827)EventJose de La Mar becomes President of Peru.
August 22nd, 1827 (August 22 1827)BirthEzra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman, industrialist and politician (died in 1906)
August 22nd, 1822 (August 22 1822)BirthVirginia Clemm Poe, wife of Edgar Allan Poe (died in 1847)Edgar Allan Poe Quotes
August 22nd, 1818 (August 22 1818)DeathWarren Hastings, British Governor-General of India (born in 1732)
August 22nd, 1811 (August 22 1811)BirthWilliam Kelly, American inventor (died in 1888)
August 22nd, 1806 (August 22 1806)DeathJean-Honore Fragonard, French artist (born in 1732)
August 22nd, 1800 (August 22 1800)BirthWilliam S. Harney, U.S. general (died in 1889)
August 22nd, 1800 (August 22 1800)BirthSamuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (died in 1865)
August 22nd, 1798 (August 22 1798)EventFrench troops land in Kilcummin harbour, County Mayo, Ireland to aid Wolfe Tone s United Irishmen s Irish Rebellion.
August 22nd, 1797 (August 22 1797)DeathDagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, Alsatian-born Austrian general (born in 1724)
August 22nd, 1793 (August 22 1793)DeathLouis, 4th duc de Noailles, Marshal of France (born in 1713)
August 22nd, 1791 (August 22 1791)EventBeginning of the Haitian Slave Revolution in Saint-Domingue.
August 22nd, 1780 (August 22 1780)EventJames Cook s ship HMS Resolution returns to England (Cook having been killed on Hawaii during the voyage).
August 22nd, 1779 (August 22 1779)BirthJames Kirke Paulding, American author (died in 1860)
August 22nd, 1775 (August 22 1775)EventKing George III declares the American colonies to be in open rebellion.
August 22nd, 1773 (August 22 1773)BirthAime Bonpland, French explorer (died in 1858)
August 22nd, 1773 (August 22 1773)DeathGeorge Lyttelton, English writer and politician (born in 1709)
August 22nd, 1771 (August 22 1771)BirthHenry Maudslay, English inventor (died in 1831)
August 22nd, 1770 (August 22 1770)EventJames Cook s expedition lands on the east coast of Australia.
August 22nd, 1764 (August 22 1764)BirthCharles Percier, French architect (died in 1838)
August 22nd, 1760 (August 22 1760)BirthPope Leo XII (died in 1829)
August 22nd, 1752 (August 22 1752)DeathWilliam Whiston, English mathematician (born in 1667)
August 22nd, 1717 (August 22 1717)EventSpanish troops land on Sardinia.
August 22nd, 1711 (August 22 1711)DeathLouis Francois, duc de Boufflers, French marshal (born in 1644)
August 22nd, 1701 (August 22 1701)DeathJohn Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (born in 1628)
August 22nd, 1680 (August 22 1680)DeathJohn George II, Elector of Saxony (born in 1613)
August 22nd, 1679 (August 22 1679)BirthPierre Guerin de Tencin, French cardinal (died in 1758)
August 22nd, 1654 (August 22 1654)EventJacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam. He is the first known Jewish immigrant to America.
August 22nd, 1652 (August 22 1652)DeathJacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (born in 1583)
August 22nd, 1647 (August 22 1647)BirthDenis Papin, French physicist and inventor (died in c. 1712)
August 22nd, 1642 (August 22 1642)EventCharles I calls the English Parliament traitors. Beginning of the English Civil War.
August 22nd, 1639 (August 22 1639)EventMadras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company after buying a sliver of land from local Nayak rulers.
August 22nd, 1624 (August 22 1624)BirthJean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (died in 1701)
August 22nd, 1609 (August 22 1609)DeathMaharal of Prague, Jewish mystic and philosopher (born in 1525) Philo Quotes
August 22nd, 1607 (August 22 1607)DeathBartholomew Gosnold, English explorer and privateer (born in 1572)
August 22nd, 1601 (August 22 1601)BirthGeorges de Scudery, French writer (died in 1667)
August 22nd, 1599 (August 22 1599)DeathBeatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (born in 1577)
August 22nd, 1599 (August 22 1599)DeathLuca Marenzio, Italian composer (born in c. 1553)
August 22nd, 1584 (August 22 1584)DeathJan Kochanowski, Polish writer (born in 1530)
August 22nd, 1572 (August 22 1572)DeathThomas Percy, Earl of Northumberland (born in 1528)Thomas Percy Quotes
August 22nd, 1559 (August 22 1559)EventBartolome Carranza, Spanish archbishop, is arrested for heresy.
August 22nd, 1553 (August 22 1553)DeathJohn Dudley, English admiral and politician (born in 1501)
August 22nd, 1485 (August 22 1485)EventThe Battle of Bosworth Field death of Richard III and end of the House of Plantagenet.
August 22nd, 1485 (August 22 1485)DeathRichard III, King of England (born in 1452)
August 22nd, 1358 (August 22 1358)DeathIsabella, Queen of England (born in circa 1295)
August 22nd, 1350 (August 22 1350)DeathPhilip VI, King of France (born in 1293)
August 22nd, 1304 (August 22 1304)DeathJohn II, Count of Hainaut (born in 1247)
August 22nd, 1280 (August 22 1280)DeathNicholas III, Italian religious leader, 188th Pope (born in c. 1216)
August 22nd, 1241 (August 22 1241)DeathGregory IX, Italian religious leader, 178th Pope (born in c. 1143) Gregory I Quotes
August 22nd, 1188 (August 22 1188)DeathFerdinand II, King of Leon (born in 1137)
August 22nd, 1155 (August 22 1155)DeathKonoe, Emperor of Japan (born in 1139)
August 22nd, 1138 (August 22 1138)EventBattle of the Standard between Scotland and England.
August 22nd, 0851 (August 22 0851)EventErispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.
August 22nd, 0565 (August 22 0565)EventSt. Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland.
August 22nd, 0476 (August 22 0476)EventOdoacer is named Rex italiae by his troop.
August 22nd, 0408 (August 22 0408)DeathStilicho, Roman general (born in 359)
August 22nd, 0392 (August 22 0392)EventArbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.

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