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  • U.S.
    Friday Aug 22, 1862

    Abraham Lincoln

    A wish

    U.S.
    Friday Aug 22, 1862

    Privately, Lincoln concluded that the Confederacy's slave base had to be eliminated. Copperheads argued that emancipation was a stumbling block to peace and reunification; Republican editor Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune agreed. In a letter of August 22, 1862, Lincoln said that while he personally wished all men could be free, regardless of that, his first obligation as president was to preserve the Union: My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about slavery, and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the Union ... I have here stated my purpose according to my view of official duty; and I intend no modification of my oft-expressed personal wish that all men everywhere could be free.




  • U.S.
    Friday Aug 22, 1902

    Ford

    Cadillac Motor Company

    U.S.
    Friday Aug 22, 1902

    Henry Ford Company became the Cadillac Motor Company on August 22, 1902, after Ford left with the rights to his name.




  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 22, 1999

    Dwayne Johnson

    SummerSlam (1999)

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 22, 1999

    The Rock defeated Gunn in a Kiss My Ass match at SummerSlam.




  • Burbank, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 22, 2011

    Marvel Studios

    Studio dismissed most of its marketing department

    Burbank, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 22, 2011

    On August 22, 2011, at Disney's behest, the Studio dismissed most of its marketing department: Dana Precious, EVP of Worldwide Marketing; Jeffrey Stewart, VP of Worldwide Marketing and Jodi Miller, Manager of Worldwide Marketing. Disney markets Marvel's films.




  • New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 22, 2018

    Huawei

    An arrest warrant was issued against Meng Wanzhou

    New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 22, 2018

    On 22 August 2018 an arrest warrant was issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Meng (Huawei vice-chairwoman and CFO) was charged with "conspiracy to defraud multiple international institutions", according to the prosecutor.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Aug 22, 2019

    Android

    Android Q

    U.S.
    Thursday Aug 22, 2019

    On August 22, 2019, it was announced that Android "Q" would officially be branded as Android 10, ending the historic practice of naming major versions after desserts. Google stated that these names were not "inclusive" to international users (due either to the aforementioned foods not being internationally known, or being difficult to pronounce in some languages). On the same day, Android Police reported that Google had commissioned a statue of a giant number "10" to be installed in the lobby of the developers' new office. Android 10 was released on September 3, 2019, to Google Pixel phones first.




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