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.
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
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