On This Day

August 22, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 47 people are killed in the Syrian civil war
  • 48 people are killed in Kenyan tribal wars between the Pokomo and Orma
  • Russia and Vanuatu become members of the World Trade Organization

Deaths in History

  • Nina Bawden, English author, dies at 87