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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1864

International Red Cross forms

Event
1864

Geneva Convention signed by 12 nations

Event
1865

Piet A W Hopmans, bishop of Breda (Eucharistic Crusade)

Birth
1866

George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

Death
1867

Fisk University forms, 1867

Event
1873

Karl Nef, Swiss musicologist

Birth
1874

Max Scheler, German philosopher (Vom Umsturz der Werte)

Birth
1874

Edward Cuthbert Bairstow, composer

Birth
1874

Sydney Thompson Dobell, poet, dies

Death
1877

Nez Perc‚-indians flee into to Yellowstone National Park

Event
1879

Friedrich August Kummer, composer, dies at 82

Death
1882

Harry Makepeace, cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21)

Birth
1886

Jos‚ da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Indiana), dies at 67

Death
1888

Violet Farebrother, Grimsby England, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue)

Birth
1889

John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies

Death
1890

Vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69

Death
1890

Floyd Henri Allport, US psychologist/sociologist

Birth
1891

John Neruda, Czech writer/poet (Povidky Malostransk‚), dies at 57

Death
1891

Francis McDonald, Bowling Green Ky, actor (Will-Adv of Champion)

Birth
1891

Jacques Lipchitz, Polish/French/US painter/cubist sculptor

Birth
1892

Percy Fender, cricketer (legendary Surrey and England all-rounder)

Birth
1893

Ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer, dies at 75

Death
1893

Dorothy Parker, NJ, short story writer (1958 Marjorie Peabody Award)

Birth
1894

Cecil Kellaway, South Africa, actor (Mr Earnshaw-Wuthering Heights)

Birth
1895

Paul White, Bangor Maine, composer (Adante and Rondo for Cello)

Birth