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 This day in History - August 22
385 Historic Events for August 22
1939

Carl Yastrzemski, NY, Boston Red Sox great (1967 AL MVP, Hall of Fame)

Birth
1939

Fred Milano, Bronx NY, rocker (Dion and The Belmonts) [or 8/26/40]

Birth
1939

Premier De Geer recalls Dutch vacationers in Black Forest

Event
1939

Dutch border guards take positions for German invasion

Event
1940

Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher/multi-millionaire

Birth
1940

David Vance, horse trainer

Birth
1940

George Reinholt, Phila, actor (Steve-Another World, One Life to Live)

Birth
1940

John Banham, director-general (CBI)

Birth
1940

Valerie Harper, Sufferin NY, (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda, Valerie)

Birth
1941

Nazi troops reach Lenningrad

Event
1941

Bill Parcells, NFL coach (NY Giants, NY Jets, NE Patriots)

Birth
1942

Henry Eichheim, composer, dies at 72

Death
1942

Kathy Lennon, Santa Monica Calif, singer (Lennon Sisters)

Birth
1942

Mikhailmichel Fokine, Russian ballet dancer/choreographer, dies

Death
1942

Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan and Italy

Event
1943

Alun Michael, MP (Labour)

Birth
1943

Soviet troops free Karkov

Event
1944

Raymond Aimos, actor (Golem, Mayerling, La Bandera), dies at 55

Death
1944

Hitler orders Paris to be destroyed [or 23rd]

Event
1944

Henk Veldhoen, biochemist/Dutch MP (PvdA)

Birth
1944

Last transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany

Event
1945

Derek Fatchett, MP (Labour)

Birth
1945

James G Richardson, Gainesville Fla, actor (Tim Cassidy-Sierra)

Birth
1945

Ron Dante, Staten Island NY, rock vocalist (Archies-Sugar, Sugar)

Birth
1945

Steve Kroft, Kokomo Ind, co-editor (60 Minutes)

Birth