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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Saturday, 23 August 2014

1910  Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests) on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point  

1911  Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician on this day in history.  

1911  Konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist  

1913  Jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny) on this day in history.  

1914  Germany declares war on Russia in WW I on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history germany declares war on the Soviet Union, Italy declares itself neutral.  

1914  On this day in history british fleet reaches Scapa Flow  

1914  On this day in history jack Delano, composer  

1915  Ronald MacDonald, British major-general on this day in history.  

1916  Hawaii National Park established on this day in history.  

1916  Hawaii National Park forms on this day in history.  

1916  Viscount Hanworth, barrister on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history claude Newberry, S Afr cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies  

1917  Frank Little, IWW organizer is lynched in Butte, Montana on this day in history.  

1917  Start of Third Battle of Ypres Australian soldiers in action at Menin Road, Glencorse Wood, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde Ridge and Passchendaele on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT  

1917  Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert on this day in history.  

1918  British troops enter Vladivostok on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist  

1919  Queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1919  Stanley Middleton, novelist on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history papendrecht soccer team forms  

1920  On this day in history jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright  

1920  On this day in history bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies  

1921  On this day in history benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert  

1922  Hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard on this day in history.  

1922  Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter) on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72  

1923  On this day in history pres Harding dies at Palace Hotel, SF  

1925  Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies on this day in history.  

1925  John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history battles between Druzen & French in Damascus  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  On this day in history birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

1322  On this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  On this day in history birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.  

1137  On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1227  On this day in history death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on this day in history.  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on this day in history.  

1541  On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)