August 22, 1945 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Bob Cristofani scores 110 for Aust Services at Old Trafford
  • Noel Coward's revue "Sigh no More" premieres in London

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Vietnam conflict begins as Ho Chi Minh leads a successful coup

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh

Birthdays in History

  • Derek Fatchett, British Labour politician, born in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England (d. 1999)
  • Erol Gelenbe, Turkish computer scientist and mathematician, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Steve Kroft, American journalist and longtime correspondent for 60 Minutes, born in Kokomo Indiana

Deaths in History

  • Ida Henrietta Hyde, American physiologist, inventor of the micro-electrode, and pioneering female scientist dies at 87