August 22nd

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The August 22 is the 234th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 235th in leap years ), thus remain 131 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Politics and world events

392: Coin of Eugenius
  • 0392: After the death of the Western Roman emperor Valentinian II in May, his general Arbogast proclaims the rhetor Eugenius as the new emperor. This leads to the renewed intervention of the Eastern Roman emperor Theodosius I in the west.
476: Odoacer
1485: Richard III.
1614: Looting of Frankfurt's Judengasse during the "Fettmilch Uprising"
1818: Karl Friedrich Nebenius
1930: Luis Miguel Sánchez Cerro


science and technology

1981: Iapetus


1812: Temple in Petra
1914: Ankeruhr


2004: The Scream in the Munch Museum
  • 2004: During an armed robbery, masked perpetrators steal the two paintings The Scream and Madonna by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo , while at the same time an attack on a money transporter takes place elsewhere in Oslo, in the course of which a policeman is shot.



2003: Ruins of the assembly structure after the rocket explosion

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Disaster .


1851: The Yacht America
  • 1851: Prior to the Isle of Wight is 100 Guinea Cup performed. After the first winner of the cup, the schooner America , the event is only called America's Cup in the following .

Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .


Before the 18th century

Denis Papin
(* 1647)

18th century

Karl Gottlob Sunday

19th century


Amalie Skram
(* 1846)


20th century


John Lee Hooker (born 1917)
Ray Bradbury
(* 1920)


Raimund Krone (* 1946)


Peter Tauber (* 1974)



Before the 17th century

William Warham
(† 1532)
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado († 1554)

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

20th century




21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .

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