What Happened on August 22, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • (Jean-Baptiste) "Toots" Thielemans, Belgian-American jazz harmonica player, guitarist, whistler, and composer, dies at 94
  • Roberto Cassan, Italian-American jazz and folk accordionist, dies of a heart attack at 53
  • S. R. [Sellapan Ramanathan] Nathan, 6th President of Singapore (1999-2011), dies at 92
2016 Highlights

About August 22, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  • UK #1 Song: Cold Water - Major Lazer Ft. Justin Bieber & Mø