This was 234th day of the year and 131 days remained in the year.
August 22 in History
King George III proclaimed the American colonies to be in open rebellion.
The U.S. yacht America outraced the British Aurora off the English coast to win a trophy that became known as the America's Cup.
Alabama's chief justice, Roy Moore, was suspended for refusing to move a Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse.
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