What Happened on August 22, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Scream" (1910 painted version) and "Madonna", two paintings by Edvard Munch, are stolen at gunpoint from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway.

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch

Famous Deaths

  • Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (b. 1922)
  • Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director (b. 1920)
  • Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (b. 1960)