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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Thursday, 24 April 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  On this day in history kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician  

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  On this day in history jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny)  

1914  On this day in history germany declares war on Russia in WW I  

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

1914  On this day in history british fleet reaches Scapa Flow  

1914  Jack Delano, composer on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history ronald MacDonald, British major-general  

1916  On this day in history hawaii National Park established  

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  On this day in history start of Third Battle of Ypres Australian soldiers in action at Menin Road, Glencorse Wood, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde Ridge and Passchendaele  

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

1917  On this day in history benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert  

1918  On this day in history british troops enter Vladivostok  

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  On this day in history stanley Middleton, novelist  

1920  Papendrecht soccer team forms on this day in history.  

1920  Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright on this day in history.  

1920  Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies on this day in history.  

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

1922  On this day in history hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard  

1922  On this day in history arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)  

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  On this day in history john Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61  

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  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on this day in history.  

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

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

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

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

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

1579  On this day in history birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

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  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  On this day in history death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.