On This Day

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 cricketer (great lefty opening batsman), 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? 4 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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