August 22, 1920 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in History

  • Anthony Tuke, chairman of Barclays Bank (1973–81) (d. 2001)
  • Denton Cooley, American heart surgeon (1st artifical heart transplant), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Pierre A. Lauffer, Antillian poet (Patria), born in Curacao, Venezuela (d. 1981)
  • Ray Bradbury, American sci-fi author (Fahrenheit 451), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • Wolfdietrich Schnurre, German writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1989)

Deaths in History

  • Anders Zorn, Swedish painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60