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  1. Echidnas mate during July and August. At the beginning of the mating season, female develops a pouch. 22 days after mating, female will lay one egg into the pouch. Ten days later, blind and hairless baby will hatch.

  2. The British forces landed unopposed on Long Island on August 22.

  3. Japan planned to deploy biological weapons against the city of San Diego, California, codenamed "Operation Cherry Blossoms at Night", which was set for action on September 22, 1945, but not realized due to Japan's surrender on August 15, 1945.

  4. The first and last photographs of all four of the Beatles together were taken exactly seven years apart (August 22, 1962 and August 22, 1969)

  5. Hazelnut is also known as filbert. Name probably originates from the St. Philibert day, celebrated on the August 22, when harvest of hazelnuts usually starts. Some researchers claim that name "filbert" refers to the "full beard" or leafy capsule that completely covers long-husked varieties of hazelnuts.

  6. Andy Marte, a former Major League Baseball player’s last appearance in a game was against the Kansas City Royals on August 6th, 2014. The starting pitcher for the Royals that day was Yordano Ventura. Both men would later die on the same day in unrelated car crashes on January 22, 2017

  7. Japan planned to deploy biological weapons against the city of San Diego, California, codenamed "Operation Cherry Blossoms at Night", which was set for action on September 22, 1945, but not realized due to Japan's surrender on August 15, 1945

  8. During the Battle of the Frontiers, the first major battle between French and German armies in WW1, over 27,000 French Soldiers were killed in a single day (August 22, 1914). More French soldiers died on that day than during the entire 8 year Algerian War (1954-62)

  9. On 22 August 1911, Vincenzo Peruggia hid in a janitor’s closet in the Louvre in Paris and waited until the museum had closed and then walked out with the Mona Lisa hidden under his coat. He then tried to sell it.

  10. Henry Ford founded the vehicle manufacturing company, Cadillac, on August 22, 1902 and named it after Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, the founder of the city of Detroit, Michigan.

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The single deadliest day in French military history was August 22, 1914. Over 27,000 French soldiers were killed that day, accounting for 2% of all French soldiers killed in World War I

Sir Nils Olav is a king penguin that has a knighthood title guaranteed by the king of Norway and that he is promoted every time the king visits the zoo where he lives, on August 22, 2016, he was promoted to Brigadier.

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Even though "electronic cigarettes" label was first Patented in 1927, the modern "Electronic Cigarettes" didn't start being imported into the USA until August 22, 2006.

The German U-boat U-507 almost single handily drew Brazil into WWII. Patrolling the south Atlantic in 1942, she torpedoed and sank multiple Brazilian passenger ships - between August 16 and 22, six neutral ships were sunk, taking over 600 civilians with them. Brazil declared war on Germany August 22

German u-boat U-507 almost single handily drew Brazil into WWII. Patrolling the south Atlantic in 1942, she torpedoed and sank multiple Brazilian passenger ships - between August 16-17, five ships were sunk, taking over 600 civilians with them. Brazil would declare war on Germany on August 22

About the Curse of Affleck where he Red Sox haven't won a game on Ben Affleck's birthday (August 15th) since Good Will Hunting came out in 97. The Red Sox beat the curse this year beating the Seattle Mariners 22-10.

The Legend of Zelda, the first game of the series, was first released in Japan on February 21, 1986, on the Famicom Disk System. A cartridge version, using battery-backed memory, was released in the United States on August 22, 1987, and Europe on November 27, 1987.

About the Curse of Affleck where the Boston Red Sox haven't won a game on Ben Affleck's birthday (August 15th) since Good Will Hunting came out in theaters back in 1998. The Red Sox broke the curse this year by beating the Seattle Mariners 22-10.

Ens Schielderup Sneedorff (22 August 1724 – 5 June 1764) was a Danish author, professor of political science and royal teacher and a central figure in Denmark in the Age of Enlightenment.

The popularity of the Google search "how to tie a noose" has been peaking since August 22.

August Ames committed suicide at the age of 22 just last month, almost immediately after extreme amounts of cyber bullying on twitter

Andy Marte, a former Major League Baseball player’s last appearance in a game was against the Kansas City Royals on August 6th, 2014. The starting pitcher for the Royals that day was Yordano Ventura. Both men would later die in unrelated car crashes on the same day on Jan 22, 2017.

On August 22, 2018, Circuit City Corporation officially relaunched the brand name as an online retailer