What Happened on August 22, 2015

Historical Events

  • 15th Athletics World Championships open at Beijing, China
  • A vintage Hawker Hunter plane crashes onto the A27 dual carriageway road during the Shoreham airshow in Britain killing at least 11

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Mapple, English water skier (World Slalom C'ship 1981, 89, 95, 97, 99, 2001), dies at 52
  • Arthur Morris, Australian cricket batsman (46 Tests, 12 x 100, HS 206, BA 46.48; NSWCA), dies at 93
  • Charles Tomlinson, British poet and translator, dies at 88
2015 Highlights

About August 22, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Be So Hard On Yourself - Jess Glynne