August 2022


August 19, 2022

This article covers daily news and events in August 2022. For an overview of articles on "long-running" themes and longer-running events, see the current events page.

Daily Events

Monday, August 1, 2022

Cook Islands: General Elections Nuremberg/Germany: Former German Minister of Labor Andrea Nahles takes over as Chair of the Board of the Federal Employment Agency. Hohenhameln/Germany: The hard coal-fired power plant in Mehrum, which has already been shut down, is starting up again after the gas was throttled by Russia in connection with the attack on Ukraine.

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Wednesday 3 August 2022

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Friday 5 August 2022

Saint Kitts and Nevis: General Election

Saturday 6 August 2022

Hamburg/Germany: Demonstration for Christopher Street Day.

Sunday 7 August 2022

Washington, D.C./United States: The Senate approves the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill totaling around $430 billion, including investments in climate protection and energy security, social services, closing tax loopholes and reducing debt.

Monday 8 August 2022

Birmingham/United Kingdom: Closing Ceremony of the XXII. Commonwealth Games Mar-a-Lago/Florida: Agents from the US federal police FBI have searched the Florida property of ex-President Donald Trump.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Kenya: Presidential Election, Parliamentary Election, Regional Election

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Thursday 11 August 2022

Rostock/Germany: Hanse Sail (until August 14)

Friday 12 August 2022

Breslau/Poland/Frankfurt an der Oder/Germany: In the Oder upstream from Breslau there is a fish kill due to high levels of mercury pollution, which was caused by a chemical accident in Poland.

Saturday 13 August 2022

Bangladesh: Nearly 150,000 workers in the country's tea plantations and tea factories are on strike to demand a rise in daily wages from 120 taka (about $1) to 300 taka in the face of inflation. Locarno/Switzerland: The feature film Regra 34 by Brazilian director Júlia Murat wins the Golden Leopard at the 75th Locarno Film Festival.

Monday 15 August 2022

Nairobi/Kenya: William Ruto is declared the winner of the presidential election that took place on August 9, 2022.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Thursday 18 August 2022

Friday 19 August 2022

Saturday 20 August 2022

Sunday 21 August 2022

Monday 22 August 2022

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

International Day commemorating the slave trade and its abolition

Wednesday 24 August 2022

Angola: Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Elections

Thursday 25 August 2022

Friday 26 August 2022

Marl/Germany: presentation of the Grimme prizes

Saturday 27 August 2022

Vatican City: Pope Francis plans to create cardinals in a consistory of 21 clergy and dignitaries of the church

Sunday 28 August 2022

Pratteln/Switzerland: The Federal Wrestling and Alpine Festival is coming to an end.

Monday 29 August 2022

New York/United States: Start of the US Open (until September 11)

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Wednesday 31 August 2022

Venice/Italy: Opening of the 79th International Film Festival Nauru: General Elections

See also

Obituary August 2022 for deaths this month List of annually recurring days of remembrance and action in August Category for commemoration, celebration or action days in August

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