On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

  • Arthur Morris, Australian cricketer (great lefty opening batsman), dies at 93
  • Charles Tomlinson, British poet and translator, dies at 88