On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Catlett's Station, VA
  • Santee Sioux indian attack Fort Ridgely

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestClaude Debussy

Claude Debussy, French composer (La Mer, Clair de lune), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1918)

Composer Claude Debussy
Claude Debussy

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Bohlen, German/US brigadier general (Union), dies in battle at 51