On This Day

What Happened in August 1422

Historical Events

  • Aug 31 Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of 9 months

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 13 William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy), born in Kent, England (d. 1491)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 31 Henry V, King of England (1413-22) and France (1416-19), dies at 36