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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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

1911  Omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point on this day in history.  

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

1911  On this day in history konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies  

1912  Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny)  

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

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  On this day in history jack Delano, composer  

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

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  British troops enter Vladivostok on this day in history.  

1918  Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist on this day in history.  

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

1919  On this day in history stanley Middleton, novelist  

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

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

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

1922  Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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  Battles between Druzen & French in Damascus on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

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  On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

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

1402  On this day in history death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

1457  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

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

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