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22nd of August 0392 EVENT Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.
22nd of August 0476 EVENT Odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troops.
22nd of August 0565 EVENT St. Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland.
22nd of August 0851 EVENT Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.
22nd of August 1138 EVENT Battle of the Standard between Scotland and England.
22nd of August 1485 EVENT The Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Richard III and the end of the House of Plantagenet.
22nd of August 1559 EVENT Bartolome Carranza, Spanish archbishop, is arrested for heresy.
22nd of August 1639 EVENT Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.
22nd of August 1642 EVENT Charles I calls the English Parliament traitors. The English Civil War begins.
22nd of August 1654 EVENT Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam. He is the first known Jewish immigrant to America.
22nd of August 1717 EVENT Spanish troops land on Sardinia.
22nd of August 1770 EVENT James Cook's expedition lands on the east coast of Australia.
22nd of August 1780 EVENT James Cook's ship HMS Resolution returns to England (Cook having been killed on Hawaii during the voyage).
22nd of August 1791 EVENT Beginning of the Haitian Slave Revolution in Saint-Domingue.
22nd of August 1798 EVENT French troops land in Kilcummin harbour, County Mayo, Ireland to aid Wolfe Tone's United Irishmen's Irish Rebellion.
22nd of August 1827 EVENT Jose de La Mar becomes President of Peru.
22nd of August 1831 EVENT Nat Turner's slave rebellion commences just after midnight in Southampton, Virginia, leading to the deaths of more than 50 whites and several hundred African Americans who are killed in retaliation for the uprising.
22nd of August 1848 EVENT The United States annexes New Mexico.
22nd of August 1849 EVENT The first air raid in history. Austria launches pilotless balloons against the city of Venice.
22nd of August 1851 EVENT The first America's Cup is won by the yacht America.
22nd of August 1864 EVENT 12 nations sign the First Geneva Convention. The Red Cross is formed.
22nd of August 1875 EVENT The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands.
22nd of August 1902 EVENT Cadillac Motor Company is founded.
22nd of August 1902 EVENT Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to ride in an automobile.
22nd of August 1910 EVENT Korea is annexed by Japan with the signing of the Japan : Korea Annexation Treaty, beginning a period of Japanese rule of Korea that lasted until the end of World War II.
22nd of August 1911 EVENT Mona Lisa is stolen.
22nd of August 1914 EVENT World War I: in Belgium, British and German troops clash for the first time in the war.
22nd of August 1922 EVENT Michael 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.
22nd of August 1926 EVENT Gold is discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
22nd of August 1932 EVENT The BBC first experiments with television broadcasting. (See also Timeline of the BBC.)
22nd of August 1934 EVENT Bill Woodfull of Australia becomes the only cricket captain to twice regain The Ashes.
22nd of August 1941 EVENT World War II: German troops reach Leningrad, leading to the siege of Leningrad.
22nd of August 1942 EVENT World War II: Brazil declares war on Germany and Italy.
22nd of August 1944 EVENT World War II: Romania is captured by the Soviet Union.
22nd of August 1944 EVENT World War II: Holocaust of Kedros in Crete by German forces
22nd of August 1949 EVENT Queen Charlotte earthquake: Canada's largest earthquake since the 1700 Cascadia earthquake
22nd of August 1950 EVENT Althea Gibson becomes the first black competitor in international tennis.
22nd of August 1952 EVENT The penal colony on Devil's Island is permanently closed.
22nd of August 1962 EVENT An attempt to assassinate French president Charles de Gaulle fails.
22nd of August 1962 EVENT The NS Savannah, the world's first nuclear-powered cargo ship, completes its maiden voyage.
22nd of August 1963 EVENT American Joe Walker in an X-15 test plane reaches an altitude of 106 km (66 mi).
22nd of August 1966 EVENT Labor movements NFWA and AWOC merge to become the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC), predecessor of the United Farm Workers.
22nd of August 1968 EVENT Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota, Colombia. It is the first visit of a pope to Latin America.
22nd of August 1971 EVENT J. Edgar Hoover and John Mitchell announce the arrest of 20 of the Camden 28.
22nd of August 1972 EVENT Rhodesia is expelled by the IOC for its racist policies.
22nd of August 1978 EVENT The Frente Sandinista de Liberacion or FSLN occupies national palace in Nicaragua.
22nd of August 1985 EVENT Manchester Air Disaster sees 55 people killed when a fire breaks out on a commercial aircraft at Manchester Airport.
22nd of August 1989 EVENT Nolan Ryan strikes out Rickey Henderson to become the first Major League Baseball pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts.
22nd of August 1989 EVENT The first ring of Neptune is discovered.
22nd of August 1992 EVENT FBI HRT sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
22nd of August 1996 EVENT Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in US welfare policy
22nd of August 2003 EVENT Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is 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.
22nd of August 2004 EVENT A version of The Scream and Madonna, two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo, Norway.
22nd of August 2006 EVENT Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border over eastern Ukraine, killing all 170 people on board.
22nd of August 2007 EVENT The Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
22nd of August 2007 EVENT The Storm botnet, a botnet created by the Storm Worm, sends out a record 57 million e-mails in one day
22nd of August 1601 BIRTHDAY Georges de Scudery, French writer (d. 1667)
22nd of August 1624 BIRTHDAY Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (d. 1701)
22nd of August 1647 BIRTHDAY Denis Papin, French physicist and inventor (d. c. 1712)
22nd of August 1679 BIRTHDAY Pierre Guerin de Tencin, French cardinal (d. 1758)
22nd of August 1760 BIRTHDAY Pope Leo XII (d. 1829)
22nd of August 1764 BIRTHDAY Charles Percier, French architect (d. 1838)
22nd of August 1771 BIRTHDAY Henry Maudslay, English inventor (d. 1831)
22nd of August 1773 BIRTHDAY Aime Bonpland, French explorer (d. 1858)
22nd of August 1779 BIRTHDAY James Kirke Paulding, American author (d. 1860)
22nd of August 1800 BIRTHDAY William S. Harney, U.S. general (d. 1889)
22nd of August 1800 BIRTHDAY Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian-Jewish scholar (d. 1865)
22nd of August 1811 BIRTHDAY William Kelly, American inventor (d. 1888)
22nd of August 1822 BIRTHDAY Virginia Clemm Poe, wife of Edgar Allan Poe (d. 1847)
22nd of August 1827 BIRTHDAY Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman, industrialist and politician (d. 1906)
22nd of August 1834 BIRTHDAY Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer (d. 1906)
22nd of August 1836 BIRTHDAY Archibald MacNeal Willard, American artist (d. 1918)
22nd of August 1845 BIRTHDAY William Lewis Douglas, 42nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1924)
22nd of August 1848 BIRTHDAY Melville E. Stone, American newspaper publisher (d. 1929)
22nd of August 1854 BIRTHDAY Milan I, King of Serbia (d. 1901)
22nd of August 1857 BIRTHDAY Ned Hanlon, American baseball player and manager (d. 1937)
22nd of August 1860 BIRTHDAY Eleonore of Reuss-Kostritz, tsaritsa of Bulgaria (d. 1917)
22nd of August 1860 BIRTHDAY Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, German inventor (d. 1940)
22nd of August 1862 BIRTHDAY Claude Debussy, French composer (d. 1918)
22nd of August 1867 BIRTHDAY Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (d. 1939)
22nd of August 1873 BIRTHDAY Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (d. 1928)
22nd of August 1874 BIRTHDAY Max Scheler, German philosopher (d. 1928)
22nd of August 1880 BIRTHDAY George Herriman, American cartoonist (d. 1944)
22nd of August 1880 BIRTHDAY Gorch Fock, German author and poet (d. 1916)
22nd of August 1887 BIRTHDAY Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German minister of finance (d. 1977)
22nd of August 1891 BIRTHDAY Jacques Lipchitz, Lithuanian/American sculptor (d. 1973)
22nd of August 1893 BIRTHDAY Dorothy Parker, American writer (d. 1967)
22nd of August 1893 BIRTHDAY Wilfred Kitching, British Salvation Army general (d. 1977)
22nd of August 1895 BIRTHDAY Paul Comtois, French Canadian politician (d. 1966)
22nd of August 1900 BIRTHDAY Sergei Ozhegov, Russian lexicographer (d. 1964)
22nd of August 1902 BIRTHDAY Leni Riefenstahl, German film director (d. 2003)
22nd of August 1902 BIRTHDAY Thomas Pelly, American politician (d. 1973)
22nd of August 1904 BIRTHDAY Deng Xiaoping, Chinese statesman (d. 1997)
22nd of August 1908 BIRTHDAY Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer (d. 2004)
22nd of August 1908 BIRTHDAY Erwin Thiesies, German rugby player and coach (d. 1993)
22nd of August 1909 BIRTHDAY Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter (d. 2000)
22nd of August 1909 BIRTHDAY Mel Hein, American football player (d. 1992)
22nd of August 1909 BIRTHDAY Lucille Ricksen, American actress (d. 1925)
22nd of August 1912 BIRTHDAY John Lee Hooker, American musician (d. 2001)
22nd of August 1913 BIRTHDAY Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (d. 1993)
22nd of August 1913 BIRTHDAY Leonard Pagliero, British stationer (d. 2008)
22nd of August 1915 BIRTHDAY James Hillier, Canadian-born American scientist and inventor (d. 2007)
22nd of August 1915 BIRTHDAY David Dellinger, American social rights activist (d. 2004)
22nd of August 1915 BIRTHDAY Hugh Paddick, British actor (d. 2000)
22nd of August 1915 BIRTHDAY Edward Szczepanik, Polish politician (d. 2005)
22nd of August 1918 BIRTHDAY Mary McGrory, American journalist (d. 2004)
22nd of August 1920 BIRTHDAY Denton Cooley, American heart surgeon
22nd of August 1920 BIRTHDAY Ray Bradbury, American writer
22nd of August 1921 BIRTHDAY Dinos Dimopoulos, Greek film director and screenwriter (d. 2003)
22nd of August 1922 BIRTHDAY Micheline Presle, French actress
22nd of August 1925 BIRTHDAY James Kirkwood, Jr., American playwright and author (d. 1989)
22nd of August 1925 BIRTHDAY Honor Blackman, English actress
22nd of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer (d. 2007)
22nd of August 1928 BIRTHDAY Tinga Seisay, Sierra Leonean diplomat and pro-democracy advocate
22nd of August 1930 BIRTHDAY Gilmar, Brazilian football player
22nd of August 1932 BIRTHDAY Gerald P. Carr, American astronaut
22nd of August 1934 BIRTHDAY Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. general
22nd of August 1934 BIRTHDAY Sir Donald McIntyre, English bass-baritone
22nd of August 1935 BIRTHDAY E. Annie Proulx, American author
22nd of August 1936 BIRTHDAY Dale Hawkins, American singer and songwriter (d. 2010)
22nd of August 1936 BIRTHDAY Werner Stengel, German roller coaster designer and engineer
22nd of August 1936 BIRTHDAY John Callaway, American journalist (d. 2009)
22nd of August 1938 BIRTHDAY Paul Maguire, American football commentator
22nd of August 1939 BIRTHDAY George Reinholt, American actor
22nd of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Carl Yastrzemski, American baseball player
22nd of August 1939 BIRTHDAY Valerie Harper, American actress
22nd of August 1940 BIRTHDAY Bill McCartney, American football coach
22nd of August 1941 BIRTHDAY Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist
22nd of August 1941 BIRTHDAY Bill Parcells, American football coach
22nd of August 1942 BIRTHDAY Ugur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (d. 1993)
22nd of August 1943 BIRTHDAY Masatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist
22nd of August 1944 BIRTHDAY Peter Hofmann, Czech-born German operatic tenor (d. 2010)
22nd of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Ron Dante, American songwriter and record producer (The Archies)
22nd of August 1945 BIRTHDAY Erol Gelenbe, Turkish computer scientist and mathematician
22nd of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Cindy Williams, American actress
22nd of August 1947 BIRTHDAY Donna Godchaux, American singer (Grateful Dead)
22nd of August 1948 BIRTHDAY Eleonora Brown, Italian actress
22nd of August 1949 BIRTHDAY Doug Bair, baseball player
22nd of August 1949 BIRTHDAY Diana Nyad, American swimmer
22nd of August 1949 BIRTHDAY ?orarinn Eldjarn, Icelandic writer
22nd of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Ray Burris, American baseball player
22nd of August 1950 BIRTHDAY Lewis Libby, American White House Chief of Staff for George W. Bush
22nd of August 1951 BIRTHDAY Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese politician
22nd of August 1952 BIRTHDAY Peter Laughner, American musician (Rocket From the Tombs, Pere Ubu) (d. 1977)
22nd of August 1953 BIRTHDAY Paul Ellering, American wrestling manager
22nd of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Will Shetterly, American writer
22nd of August 1955 BIRTHDAY Chiranjeevi, Indian film actor
22nd of August 1956 BIRTHDAY Paul Molitor, baseball player
22nd of August 1957 BIRTHDAY Steve Davis, English snooker player
22nd of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Colm Feore, American actor
22nd of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Vernon Reid, American musician (Living Colour)
22nd of August 1958 BIRTHDAY Lane Huffman, American professional wrestler
22nd of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Juan Croucier, American musician
22nd of August 1959 BIRTHDAY Pia Gjellerup, Danish politician
22nd of August 1960 BIRTHDAY Holger Gehrke, German footballer
22nd of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Andres Calamaro, Argentine musician
22nd of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Roland Orzabal, British musician (Tears for Fears)
22nd of August 1961 BIRTHDAY Debbi Peterson, American musician (The Bangles)
22nd of August 1963 BIRTHDAY Tori Amos, American singer/songwriter
22nd of August 1963 BIRTHDAY Terry Catledge, American basketball player
22nd of August 1964 BIRTHDAY Mats Wilander, Swedish tennis player
22nd of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Courtney Gains, American actor
22nd of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Tom Gibis, American voice actor
22nd of August 1965 BIRTHDAY Chen Liping, Singaporean actress
22nd of August 1966 BIRTHDAY GZA, American rapper
22nd of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Eric Andolsek, American football player (d. 1992)
22nd of August 1966 BIRTHDAY Rob Witschge, Dutch footballer
22nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Alfred Gough, American screenwriter
22nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Ant, American comedian
22nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor
22nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer (d. 1986)
22nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Layne Staley, American musician (Alice in Chains) (d. 2002)
22nd of August 1967 BIRTHDAY Ty Burrell, American actor
22nd of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys)
22nd of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Rich Lowry, American magazine editor
22nd of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Alexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer
22nd of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Casper Christensen, Danish comedian
22nd of August 1968 BIRTHDAY Horst Skoff, Austrian tennis player (d. 2008)
22nd of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-born American chef and television host
22nd of August 1970 BIRTHDAY Charlie Connelly, English writer
22nd of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Richard Armitage, English actor
22nd of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Craig Finn, American musician (The Hold Steady)
22nd of August 1971 BIRTHDAY Rick Yune, American actor
22nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Okkert Brits, South African pole vaulter
22nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Steve Kline, American baseball player
22nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Paul Doucette, American drummer (Matchbox 20)
22nd of August 1972 BIRTHDAY Max Wilson, Brazilian racing driver
22nd of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Kristen Wiig, American comedian
22nd of August 1973 BIRTHDAY Howie Dorough, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
22nd of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Agustin Pichot, Argentine rugby player
22nd of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Stefano Verderi, Italian guitarist
22nd of August 1974 BIRTHDAY Brimstone, American professional wrestler
22nd of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Clint Bolton, Australian footballer
22nd of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Sheree Murphy, British actress
22nd of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Davor Krznaric, Croatian footballer
22nd of August 1975 BIRTHDAY Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian actor
22nd of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Hei?ar Helguson, Icelandic footballer
22nd of August 1977 BIRTHDAY Jenna Leigh Green, American actress
22nd of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Giannis Gagaloudis, Greek basketball player
22nd of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Ed Petrie, British television presenter
22nd of August 1978 BIRTHDAY Jeff Stinco, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
22nd of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Brandon Quintin Adams, American actor
22nd of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian-born actress
22nd of August 1979 BIRTHDAY Matt Walters, American football player
22nd of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Macrozonaris, French-Canadian track-and-field athlete
22nd of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Christi Shake, American model and actress
22nd of August 1980 BIRTHDAY Roland Benschneider, German footballer
22nd of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Alex Holmes, American football player
22nd of August 1981 BIRTHDAY Saito Takumi, Japanese actor and model
22nd of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Theo Bos, Dutch cyclist
22nd of August 1983 BIRTHDAY Laura Breckenridge, American actress
22nd of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Lee Camp, English footballer
22nd of August 1984 BIRTHDAY Lawrence Quaye, Ghanaian : Qatari footballer
22nd of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Kether Donahue, American voice actress
22nd of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Solofa Fatu, American wrestler
22nd of August 1985 BIRTHDAY Joshua Samuel Fatu, American wrestler
22nd of August 1986 BIRTHDAY Keiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress
22nd of August 1987 BIRTHDAY Leonardo Moracci, Italian footballer
22nd of August 1991 BIRTHDAY Brayden Schenn, Canadian hockey player
22nd of August 1991 BIRTHDAY Federico Macheda, Italian footballer
22nd of August 0408 DEATH Stilicho, Roman general (Born 359)
22nd of August 1155 DEATH Konoe, Emperor of Japan (Born 1139)
22nd of August 1188 DEATH Ferdinand II, King of Leon (Born 1137)
22nd of August 1241 DEATH Pope Gregory IX, (Born c.1143)
22nd of August 1280 DEATH Pope Nicholas III (Born c.1216)
22nd of August 1304 DEATH John II, Count of Hainaut (Born 1247)
22nd of August 1350 DEATH Philip VI, King of France (Born 1293)
22nd of August 1358 DEATH Isabella, Queen of England (Born c. 1295)
22nd of August 1485 DEATH Richard III, King of England (Born 1452)
22nd of August 1553 DEATH John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English admiral and politician (Born 1504)
22nd of August 1572 DEATH Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland (Born 1528)
22nd of August 1584 DEATH Jan Kochanowski, Polish writer (Born 1530)
22nd of August 1599 DEATH Luca Marenzio, Italian composer (Born c.1553)
22nd of August 1607 DEATH Bartholomew Gosnold, English explorer and privateer (Born 1572)
22nd of August 1609 DEATH Maharal of Prague, Jewish mystic and philosopher (Born 1525)
22nd of August 1652 DEATH Jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (Born 1583)
22nd of August 1680 DEATH John George II, Elector of Saxony (Born 1613)
22nd of August 1701 DEATH John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (Born 1628)
22nd of August 1711 DEATH Louis Francois, duc de Boufflers, French marshal (Born 1644)
22nd of August 1752 DEATH William Whiston, English mathematician (Born 1667)
22nd of August 1773 DEATH George Lyttelton, English writer and politician (Born 1709)
22nd of August 1793 DEATH Louis, 4th duc de Noailles, Marshal of France (Born 1713)
22nd of August 1793 DEATH Cacilia Weber, German mother-in-law of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Born 1727)
22nd of August 1797 DEATH Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, Alsatian-born Austrian general (Born 1724)
22nd of August 1806 DEATH Jean-Honore Fragonard, French artist (Born 1732)
22nd of August 1818 DEATH Warren Hastings, British Governor-General of India (Born 1732)
22nd of August 1828 DEATH Franz Joseph Gall, Austrian neuroscientist (Born 1758)
22nd of August 1850 DEATH Nikolaus Lenau, Austrian poet (Born 1802)
22nd of August 1861 DEATH Xianfeng, Emperor of China (Born 1831)
22nd of August 1891 DEATH Jan Neruda, Czech author (Born 1834)
22nd of August 1903 DEATH Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Born 1830)
22nd of August 1904 DEATH Kate Chopin, American author (Born 1850)
22nd of August 1909 DEATH Henry Radcliffe Crocker, British dermatologist (Born 1846)
22nd of August 1914 DEATH Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi Italian religious figure (Born 1859)
22nd of August 1918 DEATH Korbinian Brodmann, German neurologist (Born 1868)
22nd of August 1922 DEATH Michael Collins, Irish revolutionary (Born 1890)
22nd of August 1926 DEATH Charles William Eliot, American University president (Born 1834)
22nd of August 1940 DEATH Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, English physicist (Born 1851)
22nd of August 1942 DEATH Michel Fokine, Russian choreographer and dancer (Born 1880)
22nd of August 1950 DEATH Kirk Bryan, American geologist (Born 1888)
22nd of August 1951 DEATH J. P. Bickell, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (Born 1884)
22nd of August 1953 DEATH Jim Tabor, American baseball player (Born 1916)
22nd of August 1958 DEATH Roger Martin du Gard, French writer, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1881)
22nd of August 1960 DEATH Eduard Putsep, Estonian wrestler (Born 1898)
22nd of August 1965 DEATH Ellen Church, American airline stewardess (Born 1904)
22nd of August 1967 DEATH Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist (Born 1903)
22nd of August 1970 DEATH Vladimir Propp, Russian structuralist scholar (Born 1895)
22nd of August 1973 DEATH Louise Huff, American actress (Born 1895)
22nd of August 1974 DEATH Jacob Bronowski, Polish-English mathematician & TV presenter (Born 1908)
22nd of August 1976 DEATH Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, President of Brazil (Born 1902)
22nd of August 1976 DEATH Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (Born 1913)
22nd of August 1977 DEATH Sebastian Cabot, English-born actor (Born 1918)
22nd of August 1978 DEATH Jomo Kenyatta, first President of Kenya (Born c.1892)
22nd of August 1979 DEATH James T. Farrell, American novelist (Born 1904)
22nd of August 1980 DEATH James Smith McDonnell, American aircraft manufacturer (Born 1899)
22nd of August 1980 DEATH Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Born 1891)
22nd of August 1989 DEATH Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (Born 1933)
22nd of August 1989 DEATH Huey P. Newton, American activist (Born 1942)
22nd of August 1991 DEATH Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian actress (Born 1924)
22nd of August 1994 DEATH Gilles Groulx, French-Canadian film director (Born 1931)
22nd of August 2003 DEATH Generosa Ammon, American widow of Ted Ammon (Born 1956)
22nd of August 2003 DEATH Arnold Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skating trainer (Born 1914)
22nd of August 2003 DEATH Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (Born 1906)
22nd of August 2004 DEATH Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (Born 1960)
22nd of August 2004 DEATH Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director (Born 1920)
22nd of August 2004 DEATH Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (Born 1922)
22nd of August 2005 DEATH Luc Ferrari, French composer (Born 1929)
22nd of August 2005 DEATH Ernest Kirkendall, American scientist (Born 1914)
22nd of August 2006 DEATH Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack) (Born 1951)
22nd of August 2008 DEATH Gladys Powers, Canadian World War I veteran (Born 1899)
22nd of August 2009 DEATH Elmer Kelton, American Western novelist (Born 1926)
22nd of August 2010 DEATH Stjepan Bobek, Yugoslav football player (Born 1923)