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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1818

Warren Hastings, 1st governor-general of India (1773-84), dies at 85

Death
1822

George Stoneman, US Union general-major/(Gov-Calif, 1883-87)

Birth
1826

Colonies under Jedediah Strong Smith move near Salt Lake Utah

Event
1827

Joseph Anthony Mower, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1870

Birth
1827

Edouard Silas, composer

Birth
1827

Josef Strauss, Austria, composer (Dorfschwalben aus Austria)

Birth
1828

Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (frenology), dies at 70

Death
1831

John White, composer, dies at 52

Death
1834

Nathaniel Harrison Harris, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1836

Archibald M Willard, US, artist (Spirit of '76)

Birth
1846

B Amalie Skram-Alver, Norway, writer (Hellemyrsfolket)

Birth
1846

US annexes New Mexico

Event
1847

Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer

Birth
1850

Nikolaus Lenau, writer, dies at 48

Death
1851

Gold fields discovered in Australia

Event
1851

Yacht "America" wins 1st Royal Yacht Squadron Cup (America's Cup)

Event
1852

Alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy)

Birth
1854

Milan I, King of Serbia

Birth
1856

Friedrich Kstner, German astronomer

Birth
1860

Gustaf Fr”ding, Swedish poet (St„nk och flikar)

Birth
1860

Paul G Nipkow, German TV pioneer (Nipkow Award)

Birth
1862

Claude Debussy, St Germain-en-Laye, composer (La Mer, Clair de lune)

Birth
1862

Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51

Death
1862

Battle of Catlett's Station VA

Event
1862

Santee Sioux indian attack Fort Ridgely

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