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Monday August 22, 2022

August 22: Day of the Week

August 22, 2022 is the 234th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 131 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1639
    Madras (now Chennai), India, is founded by the British East India Company on a sliver of land bought from local Nayak rulers.
  • 1777
    American Revolutionary War: British forces abandon the Siege of Fort Stanwix after hearing rumors of Continental Army reinforcements.
  • 1791
    Beginning of the Haitian Slave Revolution in Saint-Domingue.
  • 1827
    José de La Mar becomes President of Peru.
  • 1851
    The first America’s Cup is won by the yacht America.
  • 1944
    World War II: Holocaust of Kedros in Crete by German forces
  • 1950
    Althea Gibson becomes the first black competitor in international tennis.
  • 1952
    The penal colony on Devil’s Island is permanently closed.
  • 1968
    Pope Paul VI arrives in Bogotá, Colombia. It is the first visit of a pope to Latin America.
  • 1971
    J. Edgar Hoover and John Mitchell announce the arrest of 20 of the Camden 28.

Who were born on August 22?

  • 1760
    Pope Leo XII (d. 1829)
  • 1800
    William S. Harney, U.S. general (d. 1889)
  • 1845
    William Lewis Douglas, 42nd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1924)
  • 1928
    Tinga Seisay, Sierra Leonean diplomat and pro-democracy advocate
  • 1949
    Diana Nyad, American swimmer
  • 1951
    Chandra Prakash Mainali, Nepalese politician
  • 1961
    Roland Orzabal, British musician (Tears for Fears)
  • 1966
    GZA, American rapper
  • 1968
    Alexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer
  • 1986
    Keiko Kitagawa, Japanese actress

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