On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 2017

Historical Events

  • India's highest court outlaws instant divorce for Muslim men (talaq, talaq, talaq)
  • Missouri Governor Eric Greitens grants stay of execution for Marcellus Williams in light of possible new DNA eividence

Famous Deaths

  • John Abercrombie, American jazz guitarist, dies of heart failure at 72
  • Rafael "Felo" Ramírez, Cuban-American Spanish language sports announcer (Miami Marlins), dies at 94
2017 Highlights

About August 22, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo