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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1911

Edith Atwater, Chic, actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop)

Birth
1911

Somerset de Chair, MP

Birth
1911

Vincenzo Perugia steals Mona Lisa from Louvre, Paris

Event
1912

Edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist

Birth
1912

Richard Catling, commissioner of police (Kenya)

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1912

England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament

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1912

Pope Gregory IX, dies

Death
1913

Robert Martineau, bishop of Blackburn

Event
1913

Robert Schollum, composer

Birth
1914

Raffenel, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle

Death
1914

German troops execute 384 inhabitants of Tamines Belgium

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1914

Von Ludendorff and von Hindenburg move into E Prussia enroute to Russia

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1914

Rondoney, French general (3rd Colonial Div, WW I), dies in battle

Death
1914

Canada's Finance Act, 1914, receives assent

Event
1914

General Martos' troops occupy Soldau/Neidenburg East Prussia

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1914

1st encounter between British and German troops (in Belgium)

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1914

Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French

Event
1914

Battle in Ardennen: Neufchateau, Rossignal, Tintigny and Virton

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1916

John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

Birth
1917

John Lee Hooker, Clarksdale Mississippi, blues guitarist (Canned Heat)

Birth
1917

Pitts Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers

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1919

Earl Cathcart, British major-general

Birth
1919

Leo Pliatzky, senior civil servant

Birth
1920

Ray[mond Douglas] Bradbury, Ill, sci-fi author (Fahrenheit 451)

Birth
1920

W Schnurre, writer

Birth