On This Day: August 22nd
This is 235th day of the year and 131 days remain in the year.
King George III proclaimed the American colonies to be in open rebellion.
The U.S. yacht America outraced the British Aurora off the English coast to win a trophy that became known as the America's Cup.
Alabama's chief justice, Roy Moore, was suspended for refusing to move a Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse.
August 22 BirthdaysDeng XiaopingPronunciation: [dung syowping]
1904–1997, Chinese revolutionary and government leader, born in Sichuan prov., China.
John Lee Hookerblues musician
E. Annie Proulxwriter
Bill Parcellsfootball coach