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ⓘ August 22. 1973 – The Congress of Chile votes in favour of a resolution condemning President Salvador Allendes government and demands that he resign or else be ..



August 22
                                     

ⓘ August 22

  • 1973 – The Congress of Chile votes in favour of a resolution condemning President Salvador Allendes government and demands that he resign or else be unseated through force and new elections.
  • 1963 – X-15 Flight 91 reaches the highest altitude of the X-15 program 107.96 km 67.08 mi 354.200 feet).
  • 1791 – Beginning of the Haitian Slave Revolution in Saint-Domingue, Haiti.
  • 1902 – Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to make a public appearance in an automobile.
  • 1941 – World War II: German troops begin the Siege of Leningrad.
  • 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Richard III and the end of the House of Plantagenet.
  • 1981 – Far Eastern Air Transport Flight 103 disintegrates in mid-air and crashes in Sanyi Township, Miaoli County, Taiwan. All 110 people on board are killed.
  • 1846 – The Second Federal Republic of Mexico is established.
  • 1642 – Charles I raises his standard in Nottingham, which marks the beginning of the English Civil War.
  • 1910 – Korea is annexed by Japan with the signing of the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, beginning a period of Japanese rule of Korea that lasted until the end of World War II.
  • 1922 – Michael Collins, Commander-in-chief of the Irish Free State Army, is shot dead in an ambush during the Irish Civil War.
  • 1798 – French troops land at Kilcummin, County Mayo, Ireland to aid the rebellion.
  • 1770 – James Cook names and lands on Possession Island, and claims the east coast of Australia for Britain as New South Wales.
  • 2006 – Grigori Perelman is awarded the Fields Medal for his proof of the Poincare conjecture in mathematics but refuses to accept the medal.
  • 1978 – The District of Columbia Voting Rights Amendment is passed by the U.S. Congress. The proposed amendment would have provided the District of Columbia with full voting representation in the Congress, the Electoral College, and regarding amending the U.S. Constitution. The proposed amendment failed to be ratified by enough states ratified by 16, needed 38 and so did not become part of the Constitution.
  • 1949 – The Queen Charlotte earthquake is Canadas strongest since the 1700 Cascadia earthquake.
  • 1972 – Rhodesia is expelled by the IOC for its racist policies.
  • 1985 – British Airtours Flight 28M suffers an engine fire during takeoff at Manchester Airport. The pilots abort but due to inefficient evacuation procedures 55 people are killed, mostly from smoke inhalation.
  • 1989 – Nolan Ryan strikes out Rickey Henderson to become the first Major League Baseball pitcher to record 5.000 strikeouts.
  • 1780 – James Cooks ship HMS Resolution returns to England Cook having been killed on Hawaii during the voyage.
  • 1614 – Fettmilch Uprising: Jews are expelled from Frankfurt, Holy Roman Empire, following the plundering of the Judengasse.
  • 1902 – Cadillac Motor Company is founded.
  • 1654 – Jacob Barsimson arrives in New Amsterdam. He is the first known Jewish immigrant to America.
  • 2006 – Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612 crashes near the Russian border over eastern Ukraine, killing all 170 people on board.
  • 1953 – The penal colony on Devils Island is permanently closed.
  • 1991 – Iceland is the first nation in the world to recognize the independence of the Baltic states.
  • 1992 – FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi shoots and kills Vicki Weaver during an 11-day siege at her home at Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
  • 2003 – 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.
  • 392 – Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor.
  • 1875 – The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands.
  • 1978 – The Sandinista National Liberation Front FLSN occupies national palace in Nicaragua.
  • 1639 – Madras now Chennai, India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.
  • 2012 – Ethnic clashes over grazing rights for cattle in Kenyas Tana River District result in more than 52 deaths.
  • 1711 – Britains Quebec Expedition loses eight ships and almost nine hundred soldiers, sailors and women to rocks at Pointe-aux-Anglais.
  • 1934 – Bill Woodfull of Australia becomes the only cricket captain to twice regain The Ashes.
  • 1864 – Twelve nations sign the First Geneva Convention, establishing the rules of protection of the victims of armed conflicts.
  • 1942 – Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy.
  • 1971 – J. Edgar Hoover and John Mitchell announce the arrest of 20 of the Camden 28.
  • 1894 – Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress NIC in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal.
  • 2004 – Versions of The Scream and Madonna, two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from a museum in Oslo, Norway.
  • 1849 – The first air raid in history. Austria launches pilotless balloons against the city of Venice.
  • 1717 – Spanish troops land on Sardinia.
  • 1777 – British forces abandon the Siege of Fort Stanwix after hearing rumors of Continental Army reinforcements.
  • 1968 – Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogota, Colombia. It is the first visit of a pope to Latin America.
  • 1944 – World War II: Holocaust of Kedros in Crete by German forces.
  • 1962 – The OAS attempts to assassinate French president Charles de Gaulle.
  • 1559 – Bartolome Carranza, Spanish archbishop, is arrested for heresy.
  • 1827 – Jose de la Mar becomes President of Peru.
  • 851 – Battle of Jengland: Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland.
  • 2007 – The Texas Rangers defeat the Baltimore Orioles 30–3, the most runs scored by a team in modern Major League Baseball history.
  • 1966 – Labor movements NFWA and AWOC merge to become the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee UFWOC, predecessor of the United Farm Workers.
  • 1138 – Battle of the Standard between Scotland and England.
  • 1851 – The first Americas Cup is won by the yacht America.
                                     

1. Births

  • 1968 – Rich Lowry, American writer and magazine editor National Review
  • 1914 – Jack Dunphy, American author and playwright d. 1992
  • 1893 – Wilfred Kitching, English 7th General of The Salvation Army d. 1977
  • 1981 – Alex Holmes, American football player
  • 1915 – James Hillier, Canadian-American scientist, co-designed the electron microscope d. 2007
  • 1996 – Jessica-Jane Applegate, British Paralympic swimmer
  • 1977 – Heidar Helguson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1967 – Ty Burrell, American actor and comedian
  • 1788 – Thomas Tredgold, English engineer and author d. 1829
  • 1956 – Paul Molitor, American baseball player and coach
  • 1909 – Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter and producer d. 2000
  • 1867 – Charles Francis Jenkins, American inventor d. 1934
  • 1948 – David Marks, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1974 – Cory Gardner, American politician
  • 1928 – Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer and academic d. 2007
  • 1992 – Ema Burgic Bucko, Bosnian tennis player
  • 1945 – David Chase, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1939 – Valerie Harper, American actress d. 2019
  • 1936 – Chuck Brown, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer d. 2012
  • 1933 – Sylva Koscina, Italian actress d. 1994
  • 1964 – Mats Wilander, Swedish-American tennis player and coach
  • 1922 – Theoni V. Aldredge, Greek-American costume designer d. 2011
  • 1957 – Holly Dunn, American country music singer-songwriter d. 2016
  • 1939 – Fred Milano, American doo-wop singer d. 2012
  • 1945 – Ron Dante, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1929 – Valery Alekseyev, Russian anthropologist and author d. 1991
  • 1928 – Tinga Seisay, Sierra Leonean academic and diplomat d.2015
  • 1924 – Harishankar Parsai, Indian writer, satirist and humorist d. 1995
  • 1936 – Dale Hawkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 2010
  • 1976 – Marius Bezykornovas, Lithuanian footballer
  • 1940 – Bill McCartney, American football player and coach, founded Promise Keepers
  • 1944 – Roger Cashmore, English physicist and academic
  • 1936 – Werner Stengel, German roller coaster designer and engineer, designed the Maverick roller coaster
  • 1972 – Max Wilson, German-Brazilian race car driver
  • 1844 – George W. De Long, American Naval officer and explorer d. 1881
  • 1973 – Eurelijus Zukauskas, Lithuanian basketball player
  • 1920 – Denton Cooley, American soldier and surgeon d. 2016
  • 1918 – Mary McGrory, American journalist and author d. 2004
  • 1986 – Neville, English wrestler
  • 1967 – Paul Colman, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1990 – Drew Hutchison, American baseball player
  • 1897 – Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer and educator d. 1965
  • 1976 – Randy Wolf, American baseball player
  • 1873 – Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher d. 1928
  • 1913 – Leonard Pagliero, English businessman and pilot d. 2008
  • 1950 – Ray Burris, American baseball player and coach
  • 1978 – Ioannis Gagaloudis, Greek basketball player
  • 1961 – Roland Orzabal, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1915 – Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and politician, 15th Prime Minister of the Polish Republic in Exile d. 2005
  • 1847 – John Forrest, Australian politician, 1st Premier of Western Australia d. 1918
  • 1950 – Scooter Libby, American lawyer and politician, Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the United States
  • 1936 – John Callaway, American journalist and producer d. 2009
  • 1958 – Colm Feore, American-Canadian actor
  • 1938 – Jean Berkey, American businesswoman and politician d. 2013
  • 1972 – Paul Doucette, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer
  • 1896 – Laurence McKinley Gould, American geologist, educator, and polar explorer d. 1995
  • 1947 – Donna Jean Godchaux, American singer-songwriter
  • 1964 – Trey Gowdy, American lawyer and U.S. Representative
  • 1967 – Layne Staley, American singer-songwriter d. 2002
  • 1959 – Pia Gjellerup, Danish lawyer and politician, Danish Minister of Finance
  • 1854 – Milan I of Serbia d. 1901
  • 1995 – Dua Lipa, English singer-songwriter
  • 1980 – Seiko Yamamoto, Japanese wrestler
  • 1760 – Pope Leo XII d. 1829
  • 1966 – GZA, American rapper and producer
  • 1881 – James Newland, Australian soldier and policeman d. 1949
  • 1679 – Pierre Guerin de Tencin, French cardinal d. 1758
  • 1961 – Iain Coucher, English businessman
  • 1960 – Holger Gehrke, German footballer and manager
  • 1984 – Lee Camp, English footballer
  • 1909 – Mel Hein, American football player and coach d. 1992
  • 1915 – David Dellinger, American activist d. 2004
  • 1773 – Aime Bonpland, French botanist and explorer d. 1858
  • 1932 – Gerald P. Carr, American engineer, colonel, and astronaut
  • 1974 – Agustin Pichot, Argentinian rugby player
  • 1926 – Bob Flanigan, American pop singer d. 2011
  • 1956 – Peter Taylor, Australian cricketer
  • 1980 – Roland Benschneider, German footballer
  • 1895 – Laszlo Almasy, Hungarian captain, pilot, and explorer d. 1951
  • 1845 – William Lewis Douglas, American businessman and politician, 42nd Governor of Massachusetts d. 1924
  • 1965 – Wendy Botha, South African-Australian surfer
  • 1979 – Matt Walters, American football player
  • 1987 – Apollo Crews, American wrestler
  • 1943 – Alun Michael, Welsh police commissioner and politician, inaugural First Minister of Wales
  • 1891 – Henry Bachtold, Australian soldier and railway engineer d. 1983
  • 1943 – Masatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist and engineer, co-designed the Intel 4004
  • 1961 – Andres Calamaro, Argentine singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1958 – Stevie Ray, American semi-retired wrestler
  • 1952 – Peter Laughner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 1977
  • 1963 – James DeBarge, American R&B/soul singer
  • 1972 – Okkert Brits, South African pole vaulter
  • 1908 – Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer and painter d. 2004
  • 1902 – Thomas Pelly, American lawyer and politician d. 1973
  • 1989 – Giacomo Bonaventura, Italian footballer
  • 1921 – Tony Pawson, English cricketer, footballer, and journalist d. 2012
  • 1800 – William S. Harney, American general d. 1889
  • 1827 – Ezra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman and politician d. 1906
  • 1930 – Gylmar dos Santos Neves, Brazilian footballer d. 2013
  • 1624 – Jean Regnault de Segrais, French author and poet d. 1701
  • 1882 – Raymonde de Laroche, French pilot d. 1919
  • 1862 – Claude Debussy, French pianist and composer d. 1918
  • 1986 – Tokushōryū Makoto, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1968 – Aleksandr Mostovoi, Russian footballer
  • 1848 – Melville Elijah Stone, American publisher, founded the Chicago Daily News d. 1929
  • 1973 – Kristen Wiig, American actress, comedian, and screenwriter
  • 1924 – James Kirkwood, Jr., American playwright and author d. 1989
  • 1880 – Gorch Fock, German author and poet d. 1916
  • 1968 – Horst Skoff, Austrian tennis player d. 2008
  • 1599 – Agatha Marie of Hanau, German noblewoman d. 1636
  • 1985 – Luke Russert, American journalist
  • 1968 – Elisabeth Murdoch, Australian businesswoman
  • 1975 – Clint Bolton, Australian footballer
  • 1991 – Brayden Schenn, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1959 – Mark Williams, English actor
  • 1867 – Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist d. 1939
  • 1893 – Ernest H. Volwiler, American chemist d. 1992
  • 1904 – Deng Xiaoping, Chinese soldier and politician, 1st Vice Premier of the Peoples Republic of China d. 1997
  • 1868 – Willis R. Whitney, American chemist d. 1958
  • 1962 – Stefano Tilli, Italian sprinter
  • 1975 – Rodrigo Santoro, Brazilian actor
  • 1967 – Alfred Gough, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1970 – Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and author
  • 1986 – Stephen Ireland, Irish footballer
  • 1961 – Debbi Peterson, American singer-songwriter and drummer
  • 1800 – Samuel David Luzzatto, Italian poet and scholar d. 1865
  • 1890 – Cecil Kellaway, South African actor d. 1973
  • 1963 – Terry Catledge, American basketball player
  • 1985 – Jey Uso, Samoan-American wrestler
  • 1981 – Jang Hyun-kyu, South Korean footballer d. 2012
  • 1764 – Charles Percier, French architect and interior designer d. 1838
  • 1903 – Jerry Iger, American cartoonist, co-founded Eisner & Iger d. 1990
  • 1994 – Olli Maatta, Finnish ice hockey player
  • 1960 – Collin Raye, American country music singer
  • 1947 – Cindy Williams, American actress and producer
  • 1860 – Alfred Ploetz, German physician, biologist, and eugenicist d. 1940
  • 1949 – Diana Nyad, American swimmer and author
  • 1971 – Craig Finn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1990 – Robbie Rochow, Australian rugby league player
  • 1970 – Charlie Connelly, English author and broadcaster
  • 1834 – Samuel Pierpont Langley, American physicist and astronomer d. 1906
  • 1921 – Dinos Dimopoulos, Greek director and screenwriter d. 2003
  • 1934 – Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., American general and engineer d. 2012
  • 1966 – Rob Witschge, Dutch footballer and manager
  • 1991 – Federico Macheda, Italian footballer
  • 1857 – Ned Hanlon, American baseball player and manager d. 1937
  • 1984 – Lawrence Quaye, Ghanaian-Qatari footballer
  • 1860 – Paul Gottlieb Nipkow, Polish-German technician and inventor, created the Nipkow disk d. 1940
  • 1929 – Ulrich Wegener, German police officer and general d. 2017
  • 1972 – Steve Kline, American baseball player and coach
  • 1836 – Archibald Willard, American soldier and painter d. 1918
  • 1874 – Max Scheler, German philosopher and author d. 1928
  • 1895 – Paul Comtois, Canadian lawyer and politician, 21st Lieutenant Governor of Quebec d. 1966
  • 1977 – Keren Cytter, Israeli visual artist and writer
  • 1891 – Jacques Lipchitz, Lithuanian-Italian sculptor d. 1973
  • 1900 – Lisy Fischer, Swiss-born pianist and child prodigy d. 1999
  • 1922 – Roberto Aizenberg, Argentine painter and sculptor d. 1996
  • 1941 – Bill Parcells, American football player and coach
  • 1955 – Chiranjeevi, Indian film actor, producer and politician
  • 1412 – Frederick II, Elector of Saxony d. 1464
  • 1880 – George Herriman, American cartoonist d. 1944
  • 1647 – Denis Papin, French physicist and mathematician, developed pressure cooking d. 1712
  • 1925 – Honor Blackman, English actress and republican
  • 1920 – Ray Bradbury, American science fiction writer and screenwriter d. 2012
  • 1983 – Jahri Evans, American football player
  • 1939 – Carl Yastrzemski, American baseball player
  • 1978 – James Corden, English actor, comedian, writer, and television presenter
  • 1965 – David Reimer, Canadian victim of a botched circumcision and transgender reassignment surgery d. 2004
  • 1771 – Henry Maudslay, English engineer d. 1831
  • 1942 – Uğur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and author d. 1993
  • 1990 – Randall Cobb, American football player
  • 1976 – Bryn Davies, American bassist, cellist, and pianist
  • 1983 – Theo Bos, Dutch cyclist
  • 1957 – Steve Davis, English snooker player, sportscaster, and author
  • 1914 – Connie B. Gay, American businessman, co-founded the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum d. 1989
  • 1778 – James Kirke Paulding, American poet, playwright, and politician, 11th United States Secretary of the Navy d. 1860
  • 1959 – Juan Croucier, Cuban-American singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
  • 1935 – Annie Proulx, American novelist, short story writer, and journalist
  • 1601 – Georges de Scudery, French author, poet, and playwright d. 1667
  • 1976 – Laurent Hernu, French decathlete
  • 1958 – Vernon Reid, English-born American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1968 – Casper Christensen, Danish comedian, actor, and screenwriter
  • 1963 – Tori Amos, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
  • 1902 – Leni Riefenstahl, German actress, film director and propagandist d. 2003
  • 1893 – Dorothy Parker, American poet, short story writer, critic, and satirist d. 1967
  • 1908 – Erwin Thiesies, German rugby player and coach d. 1993
  • 1981 – Christina Obergfoll, German athlete
  • 1913 – Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist and academic d. 1993
  • 1887 – Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German jurist and politician, German Minister of Foreign Affairs d. 1977
  • 1902 – Edward Rowe Snow, American historian and author d. 1982
  • 1985 – Jimmy Uso, Samoan-American wrestler
  • 1949 – Doug Bair, American baseball player and coach
  • 1917 – John Lee Hooker, American singer-songwriter and guitarist d. 2001
  • 1980 – Nicolas Macrozonaris, Canadian sprinter
  • 1570 – Franz von Dietrichstein, Roman Catholic archbishop and cardinal d. 1636
  • 1973 – Howie Dorough, American singer-songwriter and dancer
  • 1987 – Leonardo Moracci, Italian footballer
  • 1953 – Paul Ellering, American weightlifter, wrestler, and manager
                                     

2. Deaths

  • 1532 – William Warham, Archbishop of Canterbury b. 1450
  • 1918 – Korbinian Brodmann, German neurologist and academic b. 1868
  • 2014 – Pete Ladygo, American football player and coach b. 1928
  • 1920 – Anders Zorn, Swedish artist b. 1860
  • 1976 – Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist and composer b. 1913
  • 1572 – Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland, English leader of the Rising of the North b. 1528
  • 2000 – Abulfaz Elchibey, 2nd President of Azerbaijan b. 1938
  • 1304 – John II, Count of Holland b. 1247
  • 2017 – Michael J. C. Gordon, British Computer scientist b. 1948
  • 2012 – Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, Chinese cardinal b. 1923
  • 1584 – Jan Kochanowski, Polish poet and playwright b. 1530
  • 2003 – Arnold Gerschwiler, Swiss figure skater and coach b. 1914
  • 1680 – John George II, Elector of Saxony b. 1613
  • 1241 – Pope Gregory IX, b. 1143
  • 1891 – Jan Neruda, Czech journalist, author, and poet b. 1834
  • 1806 – Jean-Honore Fragonard, French painter and illustrator b. 1732
  • 2011 – Nick Ashford, American singer-songwriter and producer b. 1942
  • 1828 – Franz Joseph Gall, Austrian neuroanatomist and physiologist b. 1758
  • 1155 – Emperor Konoe of Japan b. 1139
  • 1950 – Kirk Bryan, American geologist and academic b. 1888
  • 2011 – Casey Ribicoff, American philanthropist b. 1922
  • 1991 – Boris Pugo, Russian soldier and politician, Soviet Minister of Interior b. 1937
  • 2014 – U. R. Ananthamurthy, Indian author, poet, and playwright b. 1932
  • 1933 – Alexandros Kontoulis, Greek general and diplomat b. 1858
  • 1485 – James Harrington, Yorkist knight
  • 1711 – Louis François, duc de Boufflers, French general b. 1644
  • 2018 – Ed King, American musician b. 1949
  • 2016 – S. R. Nathan, 6th President of Singapore b. 1924
  • 1861 – Xianfeng, Emperor of China b. 1831
  • 1599 – Luca Marenzio, Italian singer-songwriter b. 1553
  • 2015 – Arthur Morris, Australian cricketer and journalist b. 1922
  • 1553 – John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English admiral and politician, Lord President of the Council b. 1504
  • 1979 – James T. Farrell, American novelist, short-story writer, and poet b. 1904
  • 2007 – Grace Paley, American short story writer and poet b. 1922
  • 2015 – Eric Thompson, English race car driver and book dealer b. 1919
  • 1951 – Jack Bickell, Canadian businessman and philanthropist b. 1884
  • 1926 – Charles William Eliot, American academic b. 1834
  • 2014 – Emmanuel Kriaras, Greek lexicographer and philologist b. 1906
  • 1996 – Erwin Komenda, Austrian car designer and engineer b. 1904
  • 1974 – Jacob Bronowski, Polish-English mathematician, biologist, and author b. 1908
  • 2014 – John S. Waugh, American chemist and academic b. 1929
  • 2013 – Paul Poberezny, American pilot and businessman, founded the Experimental Aircraft Association b. 1921
  • 1485 – Richard Ratcliffe, supporter of Richard III
  • 1664 – Maria Cunitz, Polish astronomer and author b. 1610
  • 2004 – Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player and trainer b. 1960
  • 1960 – Johannes Sikkar, Estonian soldier and politician, Prime Minister of Estonia in exile b. 1897
  • 1914 – Giacomo Radini-Tedeschi, Italian bishop and academic b. 1859
  • 2005 – Luc Ferrari, French-Italian director and composer b. 1929
  • 408 – Stilicho, Roman general b. 359
  • 1994 – Gilles Groulx, Canadian director and screenwriter b. 1931
  • 1989 – Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist b. 1933
  • 1981 – Vicente Manansala, Filipino painter b. 1910
  • 1922 – Michael Collins, Irish rebel, counter-intelligence and military tactician, and politician; 2nd Irish Minister of Finance b. 1890
  • 2011 – Jack Layton, Canadian academic and politician b. 1950
  • 1358 – Isabella of France b. 1295
  • 1963 – William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield, English businessman and philanthropist, founded Morris Motors b. 1877
  • 1940 – Oliver Lodge, English physicist and academic b. 1851
  • 2008 – Gladys Powers, English-Canadian soldier b. 1899
  • 1994 – Allan Houser, American sculptor and painter b. 1914
  • 1946 – Dome Sztojay, Hungarian general and politician, 35th Prime Minister of Hungary b. 1883
  • 2014 – Noella Leduc, American baseball player b. 1933
  • 2015 – Ieng Thirith, Cambodian academic and politician b. 1932
  • 1607 – Bartholomew Gosnold, English lawyer and explorer, founded the London Company b. 1572
  • 1485 – Richard III of England b. 1452
  • 1953 – Jim Tabor, American baseball player b. 1916
  • 2018 – Krishna Reddy Indian printmaker, sculptor and teacher b. 1925
  • 2016 – Toots Thielemans, Belgian and American jazz musician b. 1922
  • 1425 – Eleanor, Princess of Asturias b. 1423
  • 1977 – Sebastian Cabot, English actor b. 1918
  • 1545 – Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English politician and husband of Mary Tudor b. c. 1484
  • 2012 – Jeffrey Stone, American actor and screenwriter b. 1926
  • 1485 – John Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk b. 1430
  • 1978 – Jomo Kenyatta, Kenyan journalist and politician, 1st President of Kenya b. 1894
  • 1985 – Charles Gibson historian, Historian of Mexico and its Indians, President of the American Historical Association b. 1920
  • 1888 – Agoston Trefort, Hungarian jurist and politician, Hungarian Minister of Education b. 1817
  • 1681 – Philippe Delano, Dutch Plymouth Colony settler b. 1602
  • 1280 – Pope Nicholas III b. 1216
  • 1989 – Huey P. Newton, American activist, co-founded the Black Panther Party b. 1942
  • 2010 – Stjepan Bobek, Croatian footballer and manager b. 1923
  • 1995 – Johnny Carey, Irish footballer and manager b. 1919
  • 1967 – Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American biologist and academic, co-created the birth-control pill b. 1903
  • 1701 – John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English soldier and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland b. 1628
  • 2004 – Angus Bethune, Australian soldier and politician, 33rd Premier of Tasmania b. 1908
  • 1485 – William Brandon, supporter of Henry VII b. 1426
  • 1977 – Chunseong, Korean monk, philosopher and writer b. 1891
  • 2012 – Nina Bawden, English author b. 1925
  • 1987 – Joseph P. Lash, American author and journalist b. 1909
  • 1350 – Philip VI of France b. 1293
  • 2005 – Ernest Kirkendall, American chemist and metallurgist b. 1914
  • 1850 – Nikolaus Lenau, Romanian-Austrian poet and author b. 1802
  • 1976 – Juscelino Kubitschek, Brazilian physician and politician, 21st President of Brazil b. 1902
  • 2013 – Andrea Servi, Italian footballer b. 1984
  • 1991 – Colleen Dewhurst, Canadian-American actress b. 1924
  • 1986 – Celal Bayar, Turkish lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Turkey b. 1883
  • 1940 – Gerald Strickland, 1st Baron Strickland, Maltese lawyer and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Malta b. 1861
  • 1970 – Vladimir Propp, Russian philologist and scholar b. 1895
  • 1904 – Kate Chopin, American novelist and poet b. 1850
  • 1909 – Henry Radcliffe Crocker, English dermatologist and author b. 1846
  • 1958 – Roger Martin du Gard, French novelist and paleographer, Nobel Prize laureate b. 1881
  • 2009 - Muriel Duckworth, Canadian pacifist, feminist, and activist b. 1908
  • 1980 – James Smith McDonnell, American pilot, engineer, and businessman, founded McDonnell Aircraft b. 1899
  • 1338 – William II, Duke of Athens b. 1312
  • 1773 – George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton, English poet and politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer b. 1709
  • 2004 – Daniel Petrie, Canadian director and producer b. 1920
  • 1797 – Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser, French-Austrian field marshal b. 1724
  • 2009 – Elmer Kelton, American journalist and author b. 1926
  • 2014 – John Sperling, American businessman, founded the University of Phoenix b. 1921
  • 1942 – Michel Fokine, Russian dancer and choreographer b. 1880
  • 1752 – William Whiston, English mathematician, historian, and theologian b. 1667
  • 1818 – Warren Hastings, English lawyer and politician, 1st Governor-General of Bengal b. 1732
  • 1652 – Jacob De la Gardie, Estonian-Swedish soldier and politician, Lord High Constable of Sweden b. 1583
  • 1456 – Vladislav II of Wallachia
  • 1903 – Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, English academic and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom b. 1830
  • 1793 – Louis de Noailles, French general b. 1713
                                     

3. Holidays and observances

  • Fabrizio
  • Guinefort
  • Christian feast day
  • Queenship of Mary
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic calendar of 1960
  • August 22 Eastern Orthodox liturgics
  • Thomas Percy
  • Symphorian and Timotheus
  • Madras Day Chennai and Tamil Nadu, India
  • Flag Day Russia
  • Earliest day on which National Heroes Day Philippines can fall, while August 28 is the latest; celebrated on the fourth Monday in August.

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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