Template:On this day/August 22
- 1700 – Don Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora died.
- 1814 – War of 1812: Andrew Jackson occupied Mobile and sent United States troops into Florida in pursuit of Creek Indian forces.
- 1821 – Andrew Jackson had former Spanish Governor José Callava imprisoned over the latter's withholding of certain documents during the transfer of Florida.
- 2003 – Ray Wessel died.