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Sunday August 22, 2021

August 22: Day of the Week

August 22, 2021 is the 234th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 131 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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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)

  • 565
    St. Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland.
  • 1791
    Beginning of the Haitian Slave Revolution in Saint-Domingue.
  • 1848
    The United States annexes New Mexico.
  • 1864
    12 nations sign the First Geneva Convention. The Red Cross is formed.
  • 1922
    Michael Collins, Commander-in-Chief of the Irish Free State Army is shot dead during an Anti-Treaty ambush at Béal na mBláth, County Cork, during the Irish Civil War.
  • 1932
    The BBC first experiments with television broadcasting. (See also Timeline of the BBC.)
  • 1961
    Ida Siekmann died attempting to cross the Berlin Wall.
  • 1962
    The NS Savannah, the world’s first nuclear-powered cargo ship, completes its maiden voyage.
  • 1985
    Manchester Air Disaster sees 55 people killed when a fire breaks out on a commercial aircraft at Manchester Airport.
  • 1989
    Nolan Ryan strikes out Rickey Henderson to become the first Major League Baseball pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts.

Who were born on August 22?

  • 1893
    Wilfred Kitching, British Salvation Army general (d. 1977)
  • 1904
    Deng Xiaoping, Chinese statesman (d. 1997)
  • 1908
    Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer (d. 2004)
  • 1939
    Carl Yastrzemski, American baseball player
  • 1953
    Paul Ellering, American wrestling manager
  • 1956
    Paul Molitor, baseball player
  • 1964
    Mats Wilander, Swedish tennis player
  • 1978
    Jeff Stinco, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
  • 1983
    Theo Bos, Dutch cyclist
  • 1987
    Leonardo Moracci, Italian footballer

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