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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1897

Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series)

Birth
1898

Francine Larrimore, Verdun France, actress (John Meade's Woman)

Birth
1900

Gabriel Faur‚s opera "Prom‚th‚e," premieres in Beziers

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1900

Elizabeth Bergner, Vienna Austria, actress (Catherine the Great)

Birth
1901

Cadillac Co forms

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1901

Gunnar Wennerberg, composer, dies at 83

Death
1902

Pres Teddy Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car

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1902

Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex)

Birth
1902

Leni Riefenstahl, [Helene Bertha Amalie], Germany, actress (Tiefland)

Birth
1903

Robert A T G C Salisbury, British premier (1885..1902), dies at 73

Death
1903

Ren‚ Wellek, Vienna Austria, writer (Concepts of Criticism)

Birth
1904

Deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983)

Birth
1905

Wade Crosby, IA, actor (Sign of Wolf, Tales of Robin Hood)

Birth
1906

1st Victor Victrola manufactured

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1907

Colin Buchanan, town planner

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1907

Oliver F McGowan, Kipling AL, actor (Banning, Stagecoach)

Birth
1907

Cyril Astley Clarke, British geneticist

Event
1908

Henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment)

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1908

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer

Birth
1909

Sergius Kagen, composer

Birth
1909

Stojan T Daskalov, Bulgaria, writer (A Farm)

Birth
1909

Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants)

Birth
1910

Japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate

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1910

George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies

Death
1911

Mona Lisa stolen from Louvre (Recovered in 1913)

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