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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1920

Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60

Death
1920

Pierre A Lauffer, Antillian poet (Patria)

Birth
1920

Denton Cooley, Houston, heart surgeon (1st artifical heart transplant)

Birth
1920

Anthony Tuke, CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups)

Birth
1921

J Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI

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1921

James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College)

Birth
1922

Micheline Presle, Paris, actress (Nea, Donkey Skin)

Birth
1922

Michael Collins, Irish nationalist leader, killed in ambush

Death
1923

Paavo Nurmi runs world record mile (4:10.4)

Event
1923

Gerald Long, journalist/CEO (Reuters)

Birth
1924

Andrzej Markowski, composer

Birth
1924

James Kirkwood, LA CA, actor/writer (Hired Wife)

Birth
1924

Peter Allsop, publisher

Birth
1926

Honor Blackman, London, actress (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger)

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1926

Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa

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1926

Greek dictator Gen P ngulos driven out

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1926

Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen)

Birth
1926

Charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92

Death
1926

Marc Bohan, dress designer

Birth
1927

Babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers

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1927

Aleksandar Obradovic, composer

Birth
1928

Karlheinz Stockhausen, M”drath Germany, composer (Kontrapunkte)

Birth
1928

John Lupton, Highland Park Ill, actor (Tom-Broken Arrow)

Birth
1929

Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74

Death
1929

Baroness Ewart-Biggs, British (Lab) spokesperson on Home Affairs

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